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The Sicilian (1987)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  23 October 1987 (USA)
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Egocentric bandit Salvatore Giuliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.

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Cast

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Prince Borsa
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Don Masino Croce
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Pisciotta
Richard Bauer ...
Hector Adonis
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Camilla, Duchess of Crotone
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Giovanna Ferra
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Trezza
Barry Miller ...
Dr. Nattore
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Passatempa
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Derrick Branche ...
Terranova
Richard Venture ...
Cardinal of Palermo
Ramon Bieri ...
Quintana
Stanko Molnar ...
Silvio Ferra
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Storyline

Giuliano robs from the rich conservative landowners to give to the poor, serf-like peasants, who in turn hail him as their savior. As his popularity grows, so does his ego, and he eventually thinks he is above the power of his backer, Mafia Don Masino Croce. The Don, in turn, sets out to kill the upstart by convincing his cousin and closest advisor Pissciota to assassinate him Written by Anonymous

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Only one man ever dared to stand alone.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Release Date:

23 October 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El siciliano  »

Box Office

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$5,406,879 (USA)
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(35 mm prints)| (70 mm prints)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The role of Prince Borsa was offered to Dirk Bogarde. See more »

Goofs

When Don Masino goes to meet Giuliano the camera crew are clearly visible reflected in the open door of the car. See more »

Quotes

Don Masino Croce: I'm not much of a reader. Mathematics - a mystery, or I can add, of course, and subtract...
Hector Adonis: ...and divide!
Don Masino Croce: You flatter me.
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Edited into Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) See more »

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21 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is not as bad as many say. It is somewhat melodramatic at times, but not too often. I really enjoy watching it and recommend it. The main problems with the movie are, the music and acting. The opening song in the film is great and it leads you to believe the film will be a near masterpiece. But there is this one song that is used during some romantic moments, and it just plain sucks. It kills any effect the film had. Then there is the acting. Lambert is one of the worst actors i have ever seen. Simple. However, this movie is probably his best work. The violence in the film is intense which keeps your attention and the cinematography is rather beautiful (One of Cimino's greatest abilities) So, if you can find a copy, watch it.


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