La piovra 4 (1989)

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A couple of years have passed since Corrado Cattani and Giulia Antinari broke up; during this time, Giulia died in an accident (that might or might not have been planned by Tano) and ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
 Commissario Corrado Cattani (6 episodes, 1989)
Patricia Millardet ...
 Deputy Prosecutor Silvia Conti (6 episodes, 1989)
Remo Girone ...
 Tano Cariddi (6 episodes, 1989)
Simona Cavallari ...
 Esther Rasi (6 episodes, 1989)
Jean-Luc Bideau ...
 Davide Faeti (6 episodes, 1989)
François Marthouret ...
 Senator Ernesto Conti (6 episodes, 1989)
Luigi Diberti ...
 Senator Ettore Salimbeni (6 episodes, 1989)
Alice Di Giuseppe ...
 Greta Antinari (6 episodes, 1989)
Nicola Di Pinto ...
 Bernardo De Cristoforis (6 episodes, 1989)
 Officer Maurizio Trevi (6 episodes, 1989)
Tommaso Bianco ...
 Officer Giugni (6 episodes, 1989)
Pietro Biondi ...
 Chief Prosecutor Falisci (6 episodes, 1989)
Luigi Di Fiore ...
 Officer Quadri (6 episodes, 1989)
Bruno Cremer ...
 Antonio Espinosa (6 episodes, 1989)
Mario Adorf ...
 Salvatore 'Acidduzzu' Frolo (6 episodes, 1989)
 Filippo Rasi (6 episodes, 1989)
Adriano Pappalardo ...
 Salieri Santuzzu (6 episodes, 1989)
Gianpaolo Saccarola ...
 Salvo (5 episodes, 1989)
Marcello Tusco ...
 Il Puparo (5 episodes, 1989)
Claudio Masin ...
 Marzio (5 episodes, 1989)
Vittorio Petito ...
 Bastone (5 episodes, 1989)
Luigi Mezzanotte ...
 Lumaca (4 episodes, 1989)
Nello Pazzafini ...
 Girgenti (4 episodes, 1989)
Massimo Mirani ...
 Ferretti, Falisci's Secretary (3 episodes, 1989)
Claudio Spadaro ...
 Figghiuzzu (3 episodes, 1989)
Franco Trevisi ...
 Kemal Yfter (2 episodes, 1989)
Turi Catanzaro ...
 Officer Gonzales (2 episodes, 1989)
Silli Togni ...
 Court of Minors Judge (2 episodes, 1989)
Giacomo Piperno ...
 Parliamentary Commission President (2 episodes, 1989)
Giancarlo Costa ...
 Barbarossa (2 episodes, 1989)
Vittorio Duse ...
 Sicilian Magistrate (2 episodes, 1989)
Norma Martelli ...
 Emma Tindari (2 episodes, 1989)
Franco Concilio ...
 Bekir Eghiras (2 episodes, 1989)
Nuccio Pianese ...
 Salimbeni's Secretary (2 episodes, 1989)
Elio Zamuto ...
 Santelia (2 episodes, 1989)
Leonardo Treviglio ...
 Councillor Mario Bini (2 episodes, 1989)
Vanessa Gravina ...
 Lorella de Pisis (2 episodes, 1989)


A couple of years have passed since Corrado Cattani and Giulia Antinari broke up; during this time, Giulia died in an accident (that might or might not have been planned by Tano) and Corrado has lived alone in a place when he can be guarded 24/7. A new investigation brings him face to face with his old enemy Tano Carridi again: at a reception organized by the Antinari bank, a casino owner named Tindari,someone with close connections to the mafia, is brutally murdered.It turns out that the asassin, Salvatore Frolo,had personal reasons to commit the murder: back in Sicilia, many years ago,Tindari had killed his wife and daughter. While Corrado investigates the case with the help of judge Silvia Conti and journalist Davide Faeti,hoping to find more about the mafia's involvement in Tindari's casino business, Tano has three main points on his agenda: 1.Get Greta Antinari's custody in order to have total control over the Antinari bank; 2. Invest mafia money into a huge corporation called "... Written by nadia-b

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Corrado's crusade against the Mafia continues.


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Release Date:

5 March 1989 (Italy)  »

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La piovra 4  »

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(6 parts)


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Tano Carridi: Do you love me? Do you really love *me*?
Esther Rasi: Yes, I do. I really love *you*.
Tano Carridi: Why?
Esther Rasi: Because you're a good person.
Tano Carridi: No, I'm not. I can't afford to be a good person.
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operatic miniseries
25 May 2008 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

This was the apex of La Piovra, an Italian miniseries that is unsurpassed. In its own way it is the Godfather in an operatic way. Its villains are over the top (Remo Girone has a great performance going overborad but within limits) as the heroes and heroines are above reproach (great performances also by Michele Placido and the judge). Even the beautiful pawn acted by Simona Cavallari is well done.Its ending is real, if a bad omen to the Piovras that followed ,that went into a sea of mediocrity. I learned Italian especially to understand this miniseries. It is a great pity that it is not on the net. If you like mystery and police stories this is for you. I have never seen a miniseries as good.

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