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Vendetta (1999)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama  |  3 July 1999 (USA)
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Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...



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Cast overview, first billed only:
William Parkerson
Gaspare Marchesi
Sheriff Bill Villere
Thomas Semmes
Vincent Provenzano
D.A. Luzenberg
Giovanni Provenzano
George Martin ...
Judge Baker (as George N. Martin)
Pierrino Mascarino ...
Antonio Marchesi
Daragh O'Malley ...
Dominic O'Malley
Gerry Mendicino ...
Charles Mantranga


Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...

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Rated R for scenes of brutal violence | See all certifications »





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3 July 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Vendetta - Das Gesetz der Gewalt  »

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New Orleans 1890s
15 July 1999 | by (Chicago, Illinois, USA) – See all my reviews

This film is based on a real story of a century ago that probably is not in any of the New Orleans tourist brochures. Thirty thousand Italians were brought into New Orleans between the end of the Civil War and 1890 as a source of cheap labor to work on the docks and in the farm produce market. There is real money to be made and some of the most powerful men in the city resent the wealth of two Italians who have given their countrymen an incentive to be very productive. The police chief who won't go along with a takeover plot hatched by the mayor and the men who have put the mayor in power is assassinated. A group of Italians who are in the wrong place at the wrong time and the two wealthy Italian businessmen are framed. After the courtroom drama, there is an even more dramatic finale.

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