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Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife (1987)

Fashion designer Marian falls in love and marries attorney Edward. Her idyllic romance and marriage are shattered when she learns that Edward is the son of a powerful and feared mafia ... See full summary »

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Marian
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Edward Moran
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Sylvia
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Lou Di Luca (as Tony Franciosa)
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Gina
Carmine Caridi ...
Uncle Sal
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Aldo
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Frank
John Lavachielli
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Mama (as Rhoda Genignani)
Santos Morales
Mary Ann Pascal
Josh Williams
William Hubbard Knight
Khorshield MacHalle ...
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Fashion designer Marian falls in love and marries attorney Edward. Her idyllic romance and marriage are shattered when she learns that Edward is the son of a powerful and feared mafia family. Edward's family begins to impose its illegal and dangerous activities upon Marian and her friends. When her best friend is murdered after confronting Edward's family, she wants out and begins to fight against the family's ominous power and reach. Written by PetrinaC <cubit@aol.com>

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18 January 1987 (USA)  »

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The Godfather's Wife  »

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Not like the Godfather. Better.
25 March 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, the plot, the directing, etc. aren't as good. But it sticks with reality and paints a lease glamorized vision of the mob than Hollywood it the streets like to depict. The ending is logical, doesn't flinch from either side. It's almost funny the mobster review slammed this film as government propaganda. Obviously he doesn't have a brain or just skipped the last five minutes.

I'd like to remind everyone that no federal eyewitness who followed protocols have ever been killed by the people they informed on.

The only quibbles I have are with the actions being pushed towards the end, so the climax was a bit rushed. But then, that is what happens when the Family finds out that it's found out.


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