Based on the life of Salvatore Riina ('Totò u Curtu'), a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily.
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 Totò Riina (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Biagio Schiro (6 episodes, 2007)
Salvatore Lazzaro ...
 Bernardo Provenzano (6 episodes, 2007)
Simona Cavallari ...
 Teresa (6 episodes, 2007)
Alessio Manno ...
 Young Bernardo Provenzano (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Calogero (5 episodes, 2007)
Antonino Gumina ...
 Young Calogero Bagarello (5 episodes, 2007)
Gioia Spaziani ...
 Ninetta Bagarella (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Menico (5 episodes, 2007)
Calogero Buttà ...
 Giovanni Riina (5 episodes, 2007)
Matilde Piana ...
 Concetta Riina (5 episodes, 2007)
Giacinto Ferro ...
 Michele Navarra (5 episodes, 2007)
Claudio Castrogiovanni ...
 Luciano LIggio (5 episodes, 2007)
Alessandro Pennacchio ...
 Vito Ciancimino (5 episodes, 2007)
Ileana Rigano ...
 Madre Biagio (5 episodes, 2007)
Giorgia Cardaci ...
 Leoluchina Sorrisi (5 episodes, 2007)
Pier Luigi Misasi ...
 Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa (5 episodes, 2007)
Paolo Ricca ...
 Luciano Maino (5 episodes, 2007)
Vittorio Di Paola ...
 Commissario (5 episodes, 2007)
Rosario Minardi ...
 Uomo Di Navarra (5 episodes, 2007)
Alfredo Pea ...
 Vito Ciancimino (5 episodes, 2007)
Massimo Venturiello ...
 Commissariio Mangano (5 episodes, 2007)
Vincent Riotta ...
 Masino Buscetta (5 episodes, 2007)
Orio Scaduto ...
 Tano Badalamenti (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Arcangela Riina (5 episodes, 2007)
Antonio Berardinelli ...
 Silvio Albertini (5 episodes, 2007)
Eleonora Sergio ...
 Maria Nigro (5 episodes, 2007)
Claudio Angelini ...
 Cesare Terranova (5 episodes, 2007)
Pietro De Silva ...
 Boris Giuliano (5 episodes, 2007)
Biagio Pelligra ...
 Pietro Scaglione (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Stefano Bontale (5 episodes, 2007)
Alessio Caruso ...
 Salvatore Inzerillo (5 episodes, 2007)
Mimmo Mignemi ...
 Peppe Di Cristina (5 episodes, 2007)
Maurilio Leto ...
 Pippo Calderone (5 episodes, 2007)
Sergio Friscia ...
 Pochetcoffi (5 episodes, 2007)
Mauro Marchetti ...
 Michele Greco (5 episodes, 2007)
Luca Angeletti ...
 Scarpuzedda (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Vito Maranza (5 episodes, 2007)
Angelo Russo ...
 Ciccio Coniglio (5 episodes, 2007)
Carlo Cartier ...
 Gaetano CostA (5 episodes, 2007)
Luciano Miele ...
 Peppe (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Marino Mannoia (5 episodes, 2007)
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 John Gambino (5 episodes, 2007)
Fulvio D'Angelo ...
 Di Maio (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Beppe Montale (5 episodes, 2007)
Bruno Torrisi ...
 Ninni' Cassara (5 episodes, 2007)
Nino D'Agata ...
 Ignazio Lima (5 episodes, 2007)
Biagio Barone ...
 Pio La Torre (5 episodes, 2007)
Natale Russo ...
 Apuzzo (5 episodes, 2007)
Claudio Botosso ...
 Capitano Li Dommi (5 episodes, 2007)
Alessandro Borgese ...
 Totuccio (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Capitano Borgomanero (5 episodes, 2007)
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Il Capo dei Capi (The Boss of the Bosses) is a six-part Italian miniseries which debuted on Canale 5 between October and November 2007. It tells the story of Salvatore Riina, alias Totò u Curtu, a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily. Riina is played by Palermo-born actor, Claudio Gioè, and the series was directed by Alexis Sweet and Enzo Monteleone. The film is inspired from the eponymous book-inquiry of Giuseppe D'Avanzo and Attilio Bolzoni. Written by Anonymous

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25 October 2007 (Italy)  »

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Corleone  »

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€15,000,000 (estimated)
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The miniseries has been watched by Salvatore Riina, now that he is in prison, raising some criticism on the coverage of the topic. See more »

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Amazing!
5 June 2013 | by (Fareham) – See all my reviews

Having been very fortunate to spend over five years living and working in Italy with my family I look out for 'Italian' series and found in Corleone an amazing storyline that took in events that I even remember! The story line is full of twists and turns and by starting with four young lads and telling their life stories I was (and still am) glued to my television. The two main characters of Toto Riina and his once best friend Schiro Biagio completely captivate you and the 'one step ahead of the other' storyline is spellbinding. You are completely engrossed in the various plots and to even imagine the horror going on around the lives of the Sicilian/Italian people is for us Brits, unimaginable! Loved it.


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