Romanzo Criminale (2008–2010)
"Romanzo criminale - La serie" (original title)

TV Series  -  Crime | Drama | Thriller
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A criminal known as The Libanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly organized gang. Their ... See full summary »

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 Il Freddo (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Fierolocchio (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
Edoardo Pesce ...
 Ruggero Buffoni (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
Alessandro Roja ...
 Dandi (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
Andrea Sartoretti ...
 Bufalo (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
Daniela Virgilio ...
 Patrizia (22 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Commissario Scialoja (21 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Ricotta (21 episodes, 2008-2010)
Riccardo De Filippis ...
 Scrocchiazeppi (21 episodes, 2008-2010)
Roberto Infascelli ...
 Sorcio (21 episodes, 2008-2010)
Dario D'Ambrosi ...
 Ispettore Canton (20 episodes, 2008-2010)
Lorenzo Renzi ...
 Sergio Buffoni (20 episodes, 2008-2010)
Francesco Montanari ...
 Il Libanese (19 episodes, 2008-2010)
Fausto Maria Sciarappa ...
 Zeta (17 episodes, 2008-2010)
Claudio Spadaro ...
 Pigreco (17 episodes, 2008-2010)
Orlando Cinque ...
 Trentadenari (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
Massimo De Francovich ...
 Il Vecchio (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
Simone Mori ...
 Maurizio Gemito (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
Greta Scarano ...
 Angelina (16 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Roberta (14 episodes, 2008-2010)
Alberto Gasbarri ...
 Remo Gemito (13 episodes, 2008-2010)
Fausto Paravidino ...
 Ranocchia (12 episodes, 2008-2010)
Antonio Gerardi ...
 Sardo (11 episodes, 2008-2010)
Ivano De Matteo ...
 Puma (10 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Il Secco (10 episodes, 2008-2010)
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A criminal known as The Libanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly organized gang. Their progress and changes in leadership (The Lebanese is followed by his cohorts Freddo and Dandi) take place over twenty-five years, from the 1970's into the '90's, and are inseparably intertwined with the dark history of modern Italy: terrorism, kidnappings and corruption at the highest levels of government. Throughout these years Police Lieutenant Scialoia sticks to the gang's trail, trying both to bring them to justice and to win the heart of Dandi's girlfriend Patrizia. Written by Anonymous

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Brilliant series
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Romanzo criminale was hidden away on the Sky arts channel and I'm glad i found it. I have watched the three series devotedly and i must say this was one of the best TV programme I've followed. In my opinion, its an Italian version of The Sopranos, if you've ever watched the Sopranos you'll definitely enjoy this. The whole series was in sub titles and I think the sub titles added to the intensity of this show. It goes into very graphic detail of the rise of a criminal gang in Rome, starting from the seventies. All the characters were believable and I wouldn't be surprised if it was based on some criminals of their time in Italy/Rome.


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