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25 October 1962 (Italy) See more »
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When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Alberto Sordi ... Antonio Badalamenti
Norma Bengell ... Marta
Gabriella Conti ... Rosalia
Ugo Attanasio ... Don Vincenzo
Cinzia Bruno ... Donatella
Katiuscia ... Patrizia (as Katiusca Piretti)
Armando Tine ... Dr. Zanchi
Lilly Bistrattin ... Dr. Zanchi's Secretary
Michèle Bailly ... Young Baroness
Francesco Lo Briglio ... Don Calogero
Carmelo Oliviero ... Don Liborio
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stefano Benigno
Paolo Cuccia
Hugh Hurd
Vincenzo Norvese
Giuseppe Stagnitti
John Topa
Saverio Turiello

Directed by
Alberto Lattuada 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rafael Azcona  (as Raphael Atzcona)
Bruno Caruso  story
Marco Ferreri 
Agenore Incrocci  (as Age)
Furio Scarpelli  (as Scarpelli)

Produced by
Tonino Cervi .... producer (as Antonio Cervi)
Dino De Laurentiis .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Piero Piccioni 
 
Cinematography by
Armando Nannuzzi 
 
Film Editing by
Nino Baragli 
 
Art Direction by
Carlo Egidi 
 
Set Decoration by
Mario Ravasco 
 
Costume Design by
Angela Sammaciccia 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Aldo D'Angelo .... assistant director
 
Music Department
Luigi Urbini .... conductor
Luigi Urbini .... musical director (as Pier Luigi Urbini)
 

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105 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Antonio Badalamenti:Remember when I said there were four hares. I bagged two of them. But if I'd had a Winch... a Winchester, I'd have bagged them all.See more »
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References Le ciel et la boue (1961)See more »

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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Godfather, 11 December 2008
Author: RanchoTuVu from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

Mafia ties run deep in this film about a middle level manager in an auto plant in Milan who takes his family to his native Sicily for a summer vacation. Admired by his old childhood friends who can't take their eyes off of his attractive wife, he's the local boy who makes good in the big city. But "Mafioso" presents the deep ties that connect him into his ancestral village, portraying a system that runs deep in this Sicilian setting of an ancient village in which his family's connections intertwine with local Cosa Nostra. The director and the lead actor both make this a film in which one can savor just about every scene. Alberto Sordi connects the comedy with the drama, the good humored happy family man obligated into the "brotherhood" by Don Vicenzo and his right hand man to do his part, keeping him literally in the dark.

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