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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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 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)
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 Bernardo De Cristoforis (6 episodes, 1989)
Alberto Gimignani ...
 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)
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 Antonio Espinosa (6 episodes, 1989)
Mario Adorf ...
 Salvatore 'Acidduzzu' Frolo (6 episodes, 1989)
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 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)
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 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)
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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 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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5 March 1989 (Italy)  »

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Allein gegen die Mafia 4  »

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Esther Rasi: [digging in the garden] Would you like to help me?
Tano Carridi: I don't think so. I don't get my hands dirty if it's not absolutely necessary.
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best crime series ever
3 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

I just had to re-watch the final scene (look in you tube Cattani vs Espinosa) of this masterpiece, that has a such an emotional script, it is so beautifully interpreted, and it is so realistic and actual.

Believe me or not, it was since it was originally aired on Italian TV I didn't watch it, so more than 12 years ago, still it was fresh in my mind.

This scene is the climax of all The Piovra series. This is how real power works. This is how every crime movie should be done.

Forget about spectacular shootings, unrealistic plots, bad villains or flawless heroes. Every character has nuances that the ability of actors render complex and humans. Cattani is the main character, Tano Cariddi is his main enemy, but to me the most intriguing has been Espinosa.


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