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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 ...
 Inspector Canton / ... (20 episodes, 2008-2010)
Lorenzo Renzi ...
 Sergio Buffoni (20 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Il Libanese (19 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 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)
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 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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 Donatella (9 episodes, 2010)
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A criminal known as Lebanese 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 (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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Romanzo Criminale  »

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Italian crime drama, based on the 2005 film of the same name, starring Francesco Montanari and Marco Bocci. See more »

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Version of Romanzo criminale (2005) See more »

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That's definitely my stuff

One terrific and most powerful Italian crime series, one of the most brutal I have ever seen, far far more bloody than any other American one. I find here the same violence we had in the Italian films from the seventies. Really exciting scheme, with so many outstanding characters to whom you get glued to, no matter the degree in criminality they are involved in. Stefano Sollima is definitely the new master of the Italian crime industry, as Michele Placido was one or two decades ago, and in a more terrific way. I remind you that Stefano Sollima already gave us SUBURRA and GOMORRA series and of course next year the next movie to SICARIO and named SOLDATO, about Mexican drug cartels. So, after Italian mafias, Sollima will be plunged deep into the Spanish spoken underworld, far more brutal than the Sicilian one. Back to this series, I am still shaking, reminding how impressive the late seventies, eighties and early nineties atmosphere were, with the music score of those fantastic years. This is a pure masterpiece. And this actress Giovanna Di Rauso, the female killer amazon with snake eyes, the kind of lady who, if I crossed her path in the street and saw her asking me for the time, I would quickly give her my watch and run away from this shark female. What a dame....What eyes she has...

A pure must see....


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