Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he got a pardon and is sent back to Sicilia. There, he begins becoming one of the chief of the Mafia. The US Army seems to refrain from interfering... Written by
The real story behind Lucky Luciano, the high priest of crime.
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once described this film as being "the finest movie yet made about the Mafia, the most careful, the most thoughtful, the truest and most sensitive to the paradoxes of a society of crime". See more
When Lucky Luciano is deported in the mid-Forties, far more modern buildings can be seen on the New York skyline. See more
Referenced in A Sicilian Odyssey