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The Octopus 9 - The Pact (1998)

La piovra 9 - Il patto (original title)
A woman investigates the shady dealings between her husband's bank and the mafia. She has a series of secret liaisons with a police captain, once her lover, just to pass on the information,... See full summary »

Director:

Giacomo Battiato

Writers:

Anja Kling (dialogue), Giovanni Giacomo Galassi (dialogue) (as Gianni Galassi) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

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Raoul Bova ... Capt. Carlo Arcuti
Anja Kling ... Barbara Greenberg Altamura
Maurizio Donadoni ... Colonnello Valente
Tony Sperandeo Tony Sperandeo ... Turi Mondello
Laura Marinoni Laura Marinoni ... Augusta Altamura, the Baron's Cousin
Fabrizio Contri Fabrizio Contri ... Baron Francesco Altamura
Sebastiano Lo Monaco Sebastiano Lo Monaco ... Torrisi, the Lawyer
Franco Castellano Franco Castellano ... Calogero Cinisi
Giuseppe Zarbo Giuseppe Zarbo ... Carmine Torrisi (as Peppe Zarbo)
Costantino Carrozza Costantino Carrozza ... Vicenzo, Prosecutor Magistrate
Andrea Lorina Andrea Lorina ... Paul Altamura
Claudia Fiorentini Claudia Fiorentini ... Teresa Mondello
Alessandro Gruttadauria ... Vicenzo's Nephew
Guia Jelo Guia Jelo ... Prostitute
Giovanna Rei Giovanna Rei ... Violetta, the Girl in the Train
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A woman investigates the shady dealings between her husband's bank and the mafia. She has a series of secret liaisons with a police captain, once her lover, just to pass on the information, but the passions of their love affair soon flare up again. Barbara tries to escape from her husband but she is discovered and finds herself trapped in a web of murder, politics, dark conflict and struggles for power. Written by anonymous

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Drama

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A woman investigates the shady dealings between her husband's bank and the mafia. See more »

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Follows La piovra (1984) See more »

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Raccordi
Written by Ennio Morricone
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A very rich, complex movie.
27 July 1999 | by IamnetboySee all my reviews

This three-hour long movie is very rich in plot. Although it's not a movie of perfect ten, it got all the elements you've ever want to have for a mafia movie. Rating: 7/10


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Country:

Italy | Germany | Sweden

Language:

Italian | French

Release Date:

9 March 1998 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

O Polvo 9 - O Pacto See more »

Filming Locations:

Catania, Sicily, Italy See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts) | (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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