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Release Date:
28 February 1962 (Italy) See more »
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In 1950, 28-year-old outlaw Salvatore Giuliano is found gunned down in a Sicilian courtyard. Little is as it seems... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
6 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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brilliant direction See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Salvo Randone ... President of Viterbo Assize Court
Frank Wolff ... Gaspare Pisciotta
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sennuccio Benelli ... Reporter (uncredited)
Giuseppe Calandra ... Minor Official (uncredited)
Pietro Cammarata ... Salvatore Giuliano (uncredited)
Max Cartier ... Francesco (uncredited)
Nando Cicero ... Bandit (uncredited)
Giuseppe Teti ... Priest of Montelepre (uncredited)
Cosimo Torino ... Frank Mannino (uncredited)
Ugo Torrente ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Bruno Ukmar ... Spy (uncredited)
Frederico Zardi ... Pisciotta's Defense Counsel (uncredited)

Directed by
Francesco Rosi 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Suso Cecchi D'Amico 
Enzo Provenzale 
Francesco Rosi 
Franco Solinas 

Produced by
Franco Cristaldi .... producer
 
Original Music by
Piero Piccioni 
 
Cinematography by
Gianni Di Venanzo 
 
Film Editing by
Mario Serandrei 
 
Production Design by
Sergio Canevari 
Carlo Egidi 
 
Art Direction by
Sergio Canevari 
Carlo Egidi 
 
Costume Design by
Marilù Carteny 
 
Production Management
Luciano Cattania .... production supervisor
Aldo Pace .... production supervisor
Enzo Provenzale .... production manager
Bruno Sassaroli .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nando Cicero .... assistant director
Franco Indovina .... assistant director
Roberto Pariante .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Claudio Maielli .... sound (as Claudio Majelli)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Pasqualino De Santis .... camera operator
 
Other crew
Lamberto Pippia .... production secretary
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Black Fog in Sicily" - Japan (English title) (literal title)
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Runtime:
123 min | Spain:120 min | Sweden:124 min | USA:125 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
One of the ten movies that was on Martin Scorsese's Sight and Sound 2012 Poll..See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: During the Portella della Ginestre sequence, a member of the Communist Party gives a speech. In reality the shooting in the massacre began before anyone had a chance to speak to deliberately stop the speech starting.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Baarìa (2009)See more »

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31 out of 37 people found the following review useful.
brilliant direction, 4 April 2004
Author: paulet from san francisco

This remarkable movie reminded me of early Eisenstein for the fluid, dynamic

movement of crowds--in the streets, in the movement of soldiers and bandits across the hilly terrain, and in the scene of the Portella della Ginestre massacre. The back-and-forth narrative structure must have influenced Costa-Gavras in the making of "Z." And Rosi's ability to get riveting performances from non-professionals (some of whom could not read scripts) is astonishing. The story line gets confusing, but I think that's because the situation was confusing--multiple betrayals and layers of

corruption and complicity--rather than a flaw in the script or editing. Visually exciting, too--the use of distancing overhead shots, the quiet menace of gunmen walking up a deserted, sun-baked street... memorable stuff.

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