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La piovra 5 - Il cuore del problema 

Superintendent Corrado Cattani is dead. After his lover, the beautiful judge Silvia Conti, recovers somewhat from the shock over his death, she decides to take vengeance and carry on his ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Vittorio Mezzogiorno ...  Davide 'Dave' Licata 5 episodes, 1990
Patricia Millardet Patricia Millardet ...  Deputy Prosecutor Silvia Conti 5 episodes, 1990
Remo Girone ...  Tano Cariddi 5 episodes, 1990
Claudine Auger ...  Matilde Linori 5 episodes, 1990
Vanni Corbellini Vanni Corbellini ...  Andrea Linori 5 episodes, 1990
Ana Torrent ...  Maria Cariddi 5 episodes, 1990
Luigi Di Fiore ...  Officer Quadri 5 episodes, 1990
Agnese Nano ...  Gloria Linori 5 episodes, 1990
Alberto Gimignani Alberto Gimignani ...  Officer Maurizio Trevi 5 episodes, 1990
Orso Maria Guerrini ...  Giuseppe Carta 5 episodes, 1990
Riccardo Cucciolla ...  Riccardo Respighi 5 episodes, 1990
Bruno Cremer ...  Antonio Espinosa 5 episodes, 1990
Stefano Dionisi ...  Stefano 5 episodes, 1990
Orazio Orlando ...  Annibale Corvo 4 episodes, 1990
Delia Boccardo ...  Marta 4 episodes, 1990
Marco Di Stefano ...  Marco Corvo 4 episodes, 1990
Cosimo Fusco ...  Grillo 4 episodes, 1990
Fausta Maria Rigo Fausta Maria Rigo ...  Fiorella Respighi 4 episodes, 1990
Arian Nijborg Arian Nijborg ...  Ninni Linori 3 episodes, 1990
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Superintendent Corrado Cattani is dead. After his lover, the beautiful judge Silvia Conti, recovers somewhat from the shock over his death, she decides to take vengeance and carry on his long standing battle against the Mafia. She vows to put the unscrupulous businessman Espinosa, upon whom she lays the blame for the killing of Cattani, behind bars. Tano, who killed his wife, is already in prison; Silvia offers him mitigation if he testifies against the Mafia and Espinosa, but Tano remains silent. When Mimmo, the son of the influential Mafia-family Linori, is murdered in Sicily by an American, Masino, Silvia follows the killer all the way to the U.S., where his tracks disperse. Silvia has no idea that at the same time the former Italian policeman Davide Licata, who had to flee from the Mafia to New York for fear about the safety of his wife and son, is infil-trating the Linori family disguised as a domestic servant in order to prove their participation in international ... Written by Anonymous

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After Corrado Cattani is murdered, the mafia think they have won...

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

Austria | France | Germany | Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

14 October 1990 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Allein gegen die Mafia 5 See more »

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Runtime:

(5 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Claudine Auger plays the elderly mother of Vanni Corbellini. In real life, Auger is only 14 years older than Corbellini. See more »

Quotes

Tano Carridi: You are about to do something really foolish.
Andrea Linori: [pointing a gun at Tano] Maybe. But,you see... the thought of you still being able to walk through this world... to speak... to blend in with other people... it's unbearable. Your place is not here. It's in Hell.
Tano Carridi: There is no hell other than this world.
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Connections

Follows La piovra (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

My Heart and I
Written by Leonie Gane, Amii Stewart, Andrea Morricone, Ennio Morricone
Performed by Amii Stewart
(closing theme)
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new beginning
18 January 2013 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

fight against mafia has not end. only the actors are different. but the shadow of Cattani and his rules are present in each action. sure, at first sigh, absence of Michele Placido can be a risk. but, in this case, the story is better, the structure is clear. and the change has deep roots to be more than part of a legend. because Silvia Conti is not master of a legacy but herself. and this is the secret - each character has force to be more than silhouette of script. this series has another virtue - its reflects impressive precise team work. same measure, same force of acting. and great delicacy of details. a woman against crime. law more important than pure revenge. this is message. and its form is remarkable.


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