Part 1 - PAOLA - Police Inspector Cattani fights a losing battle to save his loved daughter's sanity, after what she suffered (see "La Piovra", original mini-series). He loses her, and his ... See full summary »
Part 1 - PAOLA - Police Inspector Cattani fights a losing battle to save his loved daughter's sanity, after what she suffered (see "La Piovra", original mini-series). He loses her, and his only trusted magistrate in the fight against The Octopus. Part 2 - FRIENDS IN COMMON - Cattani is approached by the Number 2 of his best friend in Rome to conspire against him, and ends up fighting for his life in prison, against thugs who are friends of his worst enemy. Cattani must swallow his pride, and recurs to the lustful Contessa who has other friends in common. Part 3 - RETURN TO ROME -Cattani's love life is as confused as his behaviour; he sleeps with the enemy, and is recruited to ITALA, the cultural association for the study of the ancestral popular traditions of Italy, The Octopus by another name. Part 4 - VENGEANCE - It leaves an acrid taste in Cattani's mouth, has he loses yet an important ally, and severes his ties with the beautiful Contessa, when he wakes up fire in enemy ground. ... Written by
it is difficult to review a series who likes with life in so great measure. because the secret of "La piovra" success is the presence of roots for central character. so, his fight is not part of Don Quijote battle. feelings, sacrifice, existence as hunting without end,fake allies and lost of friends, solitude in a large cemetery and ideals as food for a special form of duty. far to be a silhouette, Cattani is a warrior in search of justice not as beautiful idea but as need of sense for each of his day. it is strange to write about a legendary film. but this way to present it is good for remember it. because it is a movie who speaks about ordinaries problems of its public. in a special manner.
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