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Following a murder in a small Sicilian town, the new chief of the Carabinieri must fight corrupt officials, the frightened silence of witnesses and the local Mafia boss in order to solve the... See more »

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Rosa Nicolosi
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Capt. Bellodi
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Don Mariano Arena
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Zecchinetta (as Gaetano Cimarosa)
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Pizzuco
Ennio Balbo ...
First Mafioso at the Banquet
Ugo D'Alessio ...
Second Mafioso at the Banquet
Fred Coplan ...
Brigadier
Giovanni Pallavicino ...
Police Sergeant
Giuseppe Lauricella ...
La Stella
Vincenzo Falanga ...
Colosimo
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Daughter of Don Mariano
Brizio Montinaro ...
Son of Marshal
Lino Coletta ...
Young Moustachioed Man with Don Mariano
Vincenzo Norvese ...
The Man with a Motorcycle
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Parrinieddu
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Rosanna Lopapero ...
Caterina (uncredited)
Giuseppe Namio ...
Pizzuco's Assistant (uncredited)

Directed by

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Damiano Damiani

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Ugo Pirro ... (writer) and
Damiano Damiani ... (writer)
 
Leonardo Sciascia ... (novel)

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Luigi Carpentieri ... producer
Ermanno Donati ... producer

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Giovanni Fusco

Cinematography by

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Tonino Delli Colli

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Nino Baragli

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Rossana Maiuri ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Sergio Canevari

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Marilù Carteny

Makeup Department

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Elvio Dottori ... hair stylist
Orietta Melaranci ... makeup artist (as Oretta Melaranci)

Production Management

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Franco Cuccu ... production supervisor
Alfonso Donati ... production manager
Piero Donati ... general manager
Federico Starace ... production secretary
Lucio Trentini ... production manager

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Gianluigi Calderone ... second assistant director (as Gianluigi Calderoni)
Guglielmo Giarda ... assistant director

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Carlo Ferri ... assistant production designer

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Alvaro Orsini ... boom operator
Carlo Palmieri ... sound
Italo Cameracanna ... foley artist (uncredited) / sound effects editor (uncredited)
Antonio Catalano ... sound restoration (uncredited)

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Franco Di Giacomo ... camera operator
Augusto Diamanti ... key grip
Roberto Forges Davanzati ... assistant camera
Giuseppe Lanci ... assistant camera
Mario Mazzoni ... still photographer
Alberto Ridolfi ... chief electrician

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Rosa Calabria ... seamstress

Music Department

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Bruno Nicolai ... conductor

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Gianni Siragusa ... script supervisor
Adalberto Spadoni ... cashier
Ignazio Balsamo ... voice dubbing: Giovanni Pallavicino (uncredited)
Arturo Dominici ... voice dubbing: Nehemiah Persoff (uncredited)
Corrado Gaipa ... voice dubbing: Lee J. Cobb (uncredited)
Sergio Graziani ... voice dubbing: Franco Nero (uncredited)
Oreste Lionello ... voice dubbing: Serge Reggiani (uncredited)
Rita Savagnone ... voice dubbing: Claudia Cardinale (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

Rosa Nicolosi is not the widow of Salvatore Colasberna, the man murdered in the beginning of the movie, but she is in fact the wife of Paolo Nicolosi, the only eyewitness of the murder. Paolo goes missing the same morning as the murder occurs. Written by Ave Tikkanen

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Taglines What are 'friends' for...? Why, for murder, terror, extortion, violence and other profitable enterprises! See more »
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Also Known As
  • La mafia fait la loi (France)
  • Challenge (Hong Kong, English title)
  • Mafia (World-wide, English title)
  • Mafia (Canada, English title)
  • Day of the Owl (United States)
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  • 108 min
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Movie Connections Edited into Lo schermo a tre punte (1995). See more »

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