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A dedicated, tightly-knit group of bodyguards take on additional duties while safeguarding an honest judge designated to investigate official corruption in Sicily.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Claudio Amendola ...
Angelo Mandolesi
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Andrea Corsale
Carlo Cecchi ...
Judge Michele de Francesco
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Fabio Muzzi
Tony Sperandeo ...
Raffaele Frasca
Lorenza Indovina ...
Lia Corsale
Ugo Conti ...
Nicola
Rita Savagnone ...
Angelo's Mother
Giovanni Alamia ...
Nino Carabba
Francesca d'Aloja ...
Anna Spano
Giovanni Pallavicino ...
Padre Virzi
Giacinto Ferro ...
M.P. Nestore Bonura
Guia Jelo ...
Rosalia Carabba
Benedetto Raneli ...
President Caruso
Francesco Siciliano ...
Policeman Marchetti
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Storyline

An honest Judge, with marriage problems, volunteers for a job, in a corrupt area of Sicily, the previous holder of this job having been assasinated along with his Escort. The new Judge, and his Escort (which now contains a friend of the previous Escort)attempt to discover whose palms were greased to allow a local 'Water Monopoly' to develop, while avoiding assaination attempts. Apparently based on true events !!! Written by MylesG <mpgort@essex.ac.uk>

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Protection is the job. Justice is the goal. Death is the price.

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8 July 1994 (USA)  »

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The Bodyguards  »

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$147,394 (USA)
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Fabio Muzzi: My transfer came through... but I can't be at their beck and call. I wanted to ask if you could recommend that I stay. I'm not crazy. I don't want to die either. but... I'm not brave enough to leave.
Judge Michele de Francesco: [Gratefully] Grazie.
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Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
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Brilliant acting
3 November 1999 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

"La Scorta" is a very good film, it's intense, sad, and depressing. The acting is brilliant, especially Enrico Lo Verso (who also did a great job in e.g. "Il Ladro di Bambini"). The pace of the film is perfect, the mafia only plays a minor part and the music (by the genius Ennio Morricone) adds even more to this film. (7/10)


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