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Release Date:
8 July 1994 (USA) See more »
Protection is the job. Justice is the goal. Death is the price.
A dedicated, tightly-knit group of bodyguards take on additional duties while safeguarding an honest judge designated to investigate official corruption in Sicily. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
6 wins & 8 nominations See more »
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Claudio Amendola ... Angelo Mandolesi

Enrico Lo Verso ... Andrea Corsale
Carlo Cecchi ... Judge Michele de Francesco

Ricky Memphis ... 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
Angelo Infanti ... Judge Barresi
Leo Gullotta ... Policeman
Luigi Maria Burruano ... Informer
Claudia Bonivento ... Roberta de Francesco
Davide Gavino Cannas ... Davide Corsale
Nunzia Greco ... Bonura's Wife
Salvo Mangione ... Magistrate
Mimmo Mignemi ... Marshall
Marco Magnesia ... Mattia Corsale
Antonino Pensabene ... Vice-Prefect Scavone
Ninni Picone ... Janitor
Elda Alvigini ... Milena
Maurizio Romoli ... Judge Pollara
Santi Bellina ... Salvatore Genna
Claudio Spadaro ... Farina
Tony Sperandeo Jr. ... Igor Corsale

Directed by
Ricky Tognazzi 
Writing credits
Graziano Diana (story) and
Simona Izzo (story)

Stefano Sudriè (idea) and
Gianni Romoli (idea) (as Giovanni Romoli)

Graziano Diana (screenplay) and
Simona Izzo (screenplay)

Produced by
Claudio Bonivento .... producer
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
Cinematography by
Alessio Gelsini Torresi  (as Alessio Gelsini)
Film Editing by
Carla Simoncelli 
Production Design by
Mariangela Capuano 
Costume Design by
Katia Dottori  (as Catia Dottori)
Makeup Department
Iolanda Angelucci .... hair stylist
Stefano Fava .... makeup artist
Onoria Serangeli .... assistant hair stylist
Giovanna Turco .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Mauro De Salve .... unit manager
Anna Maria Galvinelli .... unit manager
Giorgio Innocenti .... production manager
Massimo Martino .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daniele Cascella .... assistant director
Ferzan Ozpetek .... assistant director
Maria Sole Tognazzi .... assistant director
Art Department
Claudio Di Gregorio .... property assistant
Marcello Fida .... property assistant
Cinzia Milani .... assistant production designer
Angelo Pain .... property assistant
Sound Department
Angelo Amatulli .... sound recordist
Filippo Bussi .... digital sound editor
Danilo Moroni .... sound mixer
Gruppo Trenta .... dubbing sound
Remo Ugolinelli .... sound
Special Effects by
Danilo Bollettini .... special effects
Giovanni Corridori .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Stefano Alessi .... electrician
Massimo Barbona .... grip
Roberto Calabró .... still photographer
Dante Dalla Torre .... Steadicam operator
Umberto Dessena .... grip
Mauro Pezzotti .... key grip
Roberta Sacrofano Orlandi .... camera operator
Marco Sticchi .... gaffer
Maurizio Zampagni .... assistant camera
Simone Zampagni .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alfredo Bocci .... wardrobe supervisor
Rosa Palma .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Giancarlo Barberi .... color technician
Andrea De Angelis .... first assistant editor
Fabio Ferranti .... assistant editor
Fabrizio Ferranti .... second assistant editor
Other crew
Silvia Ferri .... assistant dubbing
Monica Gradella .... production secretary
Anna Pesaresi .... accountant
Mario Piscini .... production secretary
Anastasia Santarelli .... accountant
Ianni Saverio .... production secretary

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USA:95 min (DVD release) | France:92 min | UK:92 min | Spain:96 min | Germany:93 min | Sweden:95 min
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Did You Know?

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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Movie Connections:
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant acting, 3 November 1999
Author: AKS-6 from Sweden

"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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