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Il prefetto di ferro (1977)

The mafia has overrun a section of the country so ruinously that a very stern man has been sent by the government to be the governor in that region. He has been given wide-ranging power and authority and is not afraid to use it.

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Prefetto Cesare Mori
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Anna Torrisi
Stefano Satta Flores ...
Magg. Spano
Massimo Mollica
Rossella Rusconi ...
Angela Mori
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Antonio Capecelatro
Lina Sastri
Enzo Fisichella ...
On. Galli
Salvatore Billa ...
Francesco Dino
Benito Artesi
Gianni Anzellotti
Loris Bazzocchi
Giulio Donnini
Vespasiano D'Amico
Mario Granato
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The mafia has overrun a section of the country so ruinously that a very stern man has been sent by the government to be the governor in that region. He has been given wide-ranging power and authority and is not afraid to use it.

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23 September 1977 (Italy)  »

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I Am the Law  »

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Theme: Il prefetto di ferro
Composed By Ennio Morricone
Orchestrated and Conducted by Ennio Morricone
Licensed From Beat Records Company
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Perfect Movie!
21 January 2002 | by (Bourgas, Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

This is not a movie depicting the new Italian kingdom in the 19th century , it`s an absolutely true story about the struggle against the Sicilian Mafia. In 1925 Mussolini, who came to power 3 years ago, sent Cesare Mori/1872-1942/ to Sicily, as a police prefect, with the task of whiping the Mafia out.The Fascist regime was concerned about its power and influence, so the following 4 years entered the history as the time of the "Iron Prefect", who arrested and convicted over 2 000 mafiosi. His brave struggle ended in 1929, when he was dismissed and appointed senator in Rome, mainly because he attacked high-ranking Fascist officials, who were deeply involved with the Mafia. They proved to be too powerful to struggle against and Mori lost the war after winning so many battles /including the conviction of don Vito Cascio Ferro, the first known Capo di tutti Cappi/


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