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The Flight of the Innocent (1992)

La corsa dell'innocente (original title)
The boy Vito is a portrait of beauty and wide-eyed innocence spawned from a violent family of kidnapers and murderers in the South of Italy. When his entire family is murdered by a rival ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Vito
Federico Pacifici ...
Scarface
Salvatore Borghese ...
Vito's Father (as Sal Borgese)
Lucio Zagaria ...
Orlando
Giusi Cataldo ...
Giovanna
Massimo Lodolo ...
Rocco
Anita Zagaria ...
Vito's Mother
Isabelle Mantero ...
Policewoman
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Questor
Severino Saltarelli ...
Scarface's Driver
Gianfranco Barra ...
Porter
Giovanni Pallavicino ...
Vito's Grandfather
Anna Lelio ...
Vito's Grandmother
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Don Silvio
Ester Galazzi ...
Old woman
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Storyline

The boy Vito is a portrait of beauty and wide-eyed innocence spawned from a violent family of kidnapers and murderers in the South of Italy. When his entire family is murdered by a rival clan of kidnapers, Vito must flee for his own life and in the end attempts to make atonement for some of his family's sins. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of graphic violence, and for some language | See all certifications »
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9 October 1992 (Italy)  »

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The Flight of the Innocent  »

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$49,472 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Absolutely Dreadful: Schmaltzy, Amateuristic,Predictable Dreck
28 July 2011 | by (boston mass. usa) – See all my reviews

Oh how i wish i could save people from watching this film. It is sooooo cheesy, soo over the top, i wanted to laugh, as in a serge leone film, but unfortunately the director here was dead serious. arggggh. felt like a series of commercials. ALL it had going for it, and I mean ALL, was some beautiful scenery shots including some great Roman buildings. Other than that, if you are a sophisticated film goer,you will buck at the melodramatic schmaltz (both of the repeated shots of bloody murders, the repetitive slow motion shots of bloody deaths, and the light-filtering-in-the gauzy- child's- bedroom shots with the vaseline- coated lens.) Fortunately I could fast forward through all the stupid predictable dreck.If I save one person from watching this, i will feel so much better.


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