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Il prefetto di ferro (1977)

The mafia has overrun a section of the country so ruinously that a very stern man has been sent by the government to be the governor in that region. He has been given wide-ranging power and authority and is not afraid to use it.

Director:

Pasquale Squitieri

Writers:

Arrigo Petacco (novel), Arrigo Petacco | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Giuliano Gemma ... Prefetto Cesare Mori
Claudia Cardinale ... Anna Torrisi
Stefano Satta Flores Stefano Satta Flores ... Magg. Spano
Massimo Mollica Massimo Mollica
Rossella Rusconi Rossella Rusconi ... Angela Mori
Rik Battaglia ... Antonio Capecelatro
Lina Sastri Lina Sastri
Enzo Fisichella Enzo Fisichella ... On. Galli
Salvatore Billa ... Francesco Dino
Benito Artesi Benito Artesi
Gianni Anzellotti Gianni Anzellotti
Loris Bazzocchi Loris Bazzocchi
Giulio Donnini Giulio Donnini
Vespasiano D'Amico Vespasiano D'Amico
Mario Granato Mario Granato
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Storyline

The mafia has overrun a section of the country so ruinously that a very stern man has been sent by the government to be the governor in that region. He has been given wide-ranging power and authority and is not afraid to use it.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 September 1977 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

I Am the Law See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rizzoli Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Connections

Edited into Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

La ballata del prefetto mori
Performed by Rosa Balistreri (Guitar and Vocals)
Lyrics By Ignazio Buttitta
Composed By Ennio Morricone
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A very rare masterpiece
24 November 2001 | by Manfred-7See all my reviews

It's difficult to find this movie but it's the only one that talk about the fight of the new italian kingdom against the "briganti" (street criminals) at the end of 19° century.

Pasquale Squitieri used a little ancient town to realize a very difficult movie about a strange period of italian history.


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