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Giovanni Falcone (1993)

The story of the first ever "anti-mafia judges pool" established in the '80s at the Palermo Courthouse, in Sicily, in the '80s, while two mafia families started a 10-year-long war to obtain... See full summary »

Director:

Giuseppe Ferrara

Writers:

Armenia Balducci (screenplay), Armenia Balducci (story) | 2 more credits »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michele Placido ... Giovanni Falcone
Anna Bonaiuto ... Francesca Falcone
Giancarlo Giannini ... Paolo Borsellino
Massimo Bonetti Massimo Bonetti ... Ninni Cassarà
Nello Riviè Nello Riviè ... Rocco Chinnici
Gianni Musy Gianni Musy ... Tommaso Buscetta
Paolo De Giorgio ... Calogero Zucchetto
Pietro Biondi Pietro Biondi ... Bruno Contrada 'U Dottore'
Gianfranco Barra Gianfranco Barra ... Vincenzo Geraci
Marco Leto Marco Leto ... Antonino Caponnetto
Ivana Monti Ivana Monti ... Marcelle Padovani
Gigi Angelillo Gigi Angelillo ... Ignazio Salvo (as Luigi Angelillo)
Roberto Nobile ... Giudice Alberto Di Pisa
Fabrizio Gifuni ... Roberto Antiochia
Nino D'Agata Nino D'Agata ... Totuccio Contorno (as Antonino D'Agata)
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The story of the first ever "anti-mafia judges pool" established in the '80s at the Palermo Courthouse, in Sicily, in the '80s, while two mafia families started a 10-year-long war to obtain the complete control of smuggles. Giovanni Falcone was the most important of them: he discovered the liaisons between mafia and politicians, working along with Rocco Chinnici and Paolo Borsellino. Rocco Chinnici was killed by Mafia in the middle '80s, with a bomb. Giovanni Falcone was killed by mafia in 5/23/1992, with more than 100 kilograms of TNT placed under the highway between Palermo and the Punta Raisi airport, and he died along with his wife and three police officers from the VIP Protection Bureau. Paolo Borsellino was killed by mafia 50 days later, with a bomb-car placed under his mother's house, and he died along with many police officers from the VIP Protection Bureau. Written by Glock21

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

28 October 1993 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Джованни Фальконе See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Clemi Cinematografica See more »
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Dolby

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