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The Sicilian Girl (2008)
"La siciliana ribelle" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  4 August 2010 (USA)
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The true story of 17-year-old Sicilian Rita Atria (Veronica D'Agostino) -- who broke the Sicilian Mafia's code of silence and testified against the "family business" after both her father ... See full summary »

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Rita
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Judge
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Don Michele
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Don Salvo
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Vito
Lucia Sardo ...
Don Michele's wife
Carmelo Galati ...
Carmelo Mancuso
Roberto Bonura ...
Tano
Lollo Franco ...
Campisi
Primo Reggiani ...
Lorenzo
Paolo Briguglia ...
Bruni
Lorenzo Rosone ...
Vito bambino
Filomena Salerno ...
Teresa
Giusi Cataldo ...
Moglie del guidice
Giuseppe La Licata ...
Presidente del tribunare
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The true story of 17-year-old Sicilian Rita Atria (Veronica D'Agostino) -- who broke the Sicilian Mafia's code of silence and testified against the "family business" after both her father and then her brother are both murdered -- is brought to vivid life in Marco Amenta's hard-hitting and wonderfully acted drama. Written by Anonymous

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$5,922 (USA) (6 August 2010)

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$69,308 (USA) (29 October 2010)
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6 May 2012 | by (Minneapolis, USA) – See all my reviews

Sicily and mafia. It would be a first thought an average person would have, however unjust or unfair it might be. " The Sicilian Girl" is a strange, a bit clunky movie, torn between the court drama and passionate bloody opera. The medieval, macabre, isolated world of rural Sicily, with its outdated sense of honor and codes of conduct, that nobody else would understand or relate to. The heroine of this movie is a strong willed, privileged young woman, trying to avenge the death of her father and brother. Gradually, she manages to accept the fact that they both, were criminals, like the people she hated. The movie is missing something hard to explain,firmer shape, and there is a bad choice of casting the unfortunate leading actress prone to overacting.


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