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One Hundred Steps (2000)
"I cento passi" (original title)

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"I cento passi" (one hundred steps) was the distance between the Impastatos' house and the house of Tano Badalamenti, an important Mafia boss, in the small Sicilian town of Cinisi. The ... See full summary »

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Peppino Impastato
Luigi Maria Burruano ...
Luigi Impastato
Lucia Sardo ...
Felicia Impastato
Paolo Briguglia ...
Giovanni Impastato
Tony Sperandeo ...
Andrea Tidona ...
Stefano Venuti
Claudio Gioè ...
Salvo Vitale
Domenico Centamore ...
Vito
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Cugino Anthony (as Ninni Bruschetta)
Paola Pace ...
Cosima
Pippo Montalbano ...
Cesare Manzella
Aurora Quattrocchi
Gaspare Cucinella ...
Zio Gasparo
Dario Veca ...
Cugino Paolo Schillirò
Simona Cavalieri ...
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"I cento passi" (one hundred steps) was the distance between the Impastatos' house and the house of Tano Badalamenti, an important Mafia boss, in the small Sicilian town of Cinisi. The movie is the story of Peppino Impastato, a young left-wing activist that in the late seventies (when almost nobody dared to speak about Mafia, and several politicians maintained that Mafia did not even exist) repeatedly denounced Badalamenti crimes and the whole Mafia system using a small local radio station, with the arm of irony. In 1978 Peppino (30 years old) was killed by an explosion. The police archived the case as an accident or a suicide, but his friends never accepted this thesis. Note: This is a true story. More than wenty years after Peppino's death, the case has been re-opened. Tano Badalamenti, meanwhile, has been convicted in USA for drug traffic. Written by Pasquale Foggia

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1 September 2000 (Italy)  »

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$1,805,884 (Italy) (24 November 2000)
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a very original mafia movie
27 August 2002 | by (Milan Italy) – See all my reviews

Forget all the movie you have seen since now about mafia. Forget good people to one side and bad people to the other, forget blood and gunshots. This is the real story of a boy from Sicily who's family is actually very well connected with Mafia, so to fight Mafia he has to fight against people he loves, and make them take the same risks he takes in this fight. It is also a good portrait about Sicily's way of life and youth rebellion of seventies. I'm sorry for those have to see it in a different language from italian (I should say sicilian) because original dialogs worth it. A word about scriptwriters, Monica Zapelli and Claudio Fava. Their good job comes from their knowledge about Mafia, and their courage actually fighting it.


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