A couple of years have passed since Corrado Cattani and Giulia Antinari broke up; during this time, Giulia died in an accident (that might or might not have been planned by Tano) and ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michele Placido ...  Commissario Corrado Cattani 6 episodes, 1989
Patricia Millardet Patricia Millardet ...  Deputy Prosecutor Silvia Conti 6 episodes, 1989
Remo Girone ...  Tano Cariddi 6 episodes, 1989
Simona Cavallari Simona Cavallari ...  Esther Rasi 6 episodes, 1989
François Marthouret François Marthouret ...  Senator Ernesto Conti 6 episodes, 1989
Luigi Diberti ...  Senator Ettore Salimbeni 6 episodes, 1989
Alice Di Giuseppe Alice Di Giuseppe ...  Greta Antinari 6 episodes, 1989
Nicola Di Pinto ...  Bernardo De Cristoforis 6 episodes, 1989
Alberto Gimignani Alberto Gimignani ...  Officer Maurizio Trevi 6 episodes, 1989
Tommaso Bianco Tommaso Bianco ...  Officer Giugni 6 episodes, 1989
Pietro Biondi Pietro Biondi ...  Chief Prosecutor Falisci 6 episodes, 1989
Luigi Di Fiore ...  Officer Quadri 6 episodes, 1989
Bruno Cremer ...  Antonio Espinosa 6 episodes, 1989
Adriano Pappalardo Adriano Pappalardo ...  Salieri Santuzzu 6 episodes, 1989
Jean-Luc Bideau ...  Davide Faeti 6 episodes, 1989
Giampaolo Saccarola Giampaolo Saccarola ...  Salvo 5 episodes, 1989
Marcello Tusco Marcello Tusco ...  Il Puparo 5 episodes, 1989
Mario Adorf ...  Salvatore 'Acidduzzu' Frolo 6 episodes, 1989
Claudio Masin Claudio Masin ...  Marzio 5 episodes, 1989
Vittorio Petito Vittorio Petito ...  Bastone 5 episodes, 1989
Luigi Mezzanotte Luigi Mezzanotte ...  Lumaca 4 episodes, 1989
Nello Pazzafini ...  Girgenti 4 episodes, 1989
Claude Rich ...  Filippo Rasi 6 episodes, 1989
Massimo Mirani Massimo Mirani ...  Ferretti, Falisci's Secretary 3 episodes, 1989
Claudio Spadaro Claudio Spadaro ...  Figghiuzzu 3 episodes, 1989
Franco Trevisi ...  Kemal Yfter 2 episodes, 1989
Turi Catanzaro Turi Catanzaro ...  Officer Gonzales 2 episodes, 1989
Silli Togni Silli Togni ...  Court of Minors Judge 2 episodes, 1989
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Giancarlo Costa Giancarlo Costa ...  Barbarossa 2 episodes, 1989
Vittorio Duse ...  Sicilian Magistrate 2 episodes, 1989
Norma Martelli Norma Martelli ...  Emma Tindari 2 episodes, 1989
Franco Concilio Franco Concilio ...  Bekir Eghiras 2 episodes, 1989
Nuccio Pianese Nuccio Pianese ...  Salimbeni's Secretary 2 episodes, 1989
Elio Zamuto Elio Zamuto ...  Santelia 2 episodes, 1989
Leonardo Treviglio Leonardo Treviglio ...  Councillor Mario Bini 2 episodes, 1989
Vanessa Gravina ...  Lorella de Pisis 2 episodes, 1989
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A couple of years have passed since Corrado Cattani and Giulia Antinari broke up; during this time, Giulia died in an accident (that might or might not have been planned by Tano) and Corrado has lived alone in a place when he can be guarded 24/7. A new investigation brings him face to face with his old enemy Tano Carridi again: at a reception organized by the Antinari bank, a casino owner named Tindari,someone with close connections to the mafia, is brutally murdered.It turns out that the asassin, Salvatore Frolo,had personal reasons to commit the murder: back in Sicilia, many years ago,Tindari had killed his wife and daughter. While Corrado investigates the case with the help of judge Silvia Conti and journalist Davide Faeti,hoping to find more about the mafia's involvement in Tindari's casino business, Tano has three main points on his agenda: 1.Get Greta Antinari's custody in order to have total control over the Antinari bank; 2. Invest mafia money into a huge corporation called "... Written by nadia-b

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Corrado's crusade against the Mafia continues.


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France | Italy | West Germany | Austria

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

5 March 1989 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Allein gegen die Mafia 4 See more »

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(6 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trevi: [Trevi and Corrado try to understand the Tindari case by drawing a 'map', and Corrado mentions Frolo's murder] No, I'm not interested in that. That's a crime of passion,it's about feelings. It's not important.
Commissario Corrado Cattani: How's that?
Trevi: We're discussing business here. Think about it. What is it that rules the bussiness world, money or feelings?
Commissario Corrado Cattani: [pauses and smiles] Money.
Trevi: Well then, let's just talk about money.
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best crime series ever
3 December 2011 | by bellavita-caliSee all my reviews

I just had to re-watch the final scene (look in you tube Cattani vs Espinosa) of this masterpiece, that has a such an emotional script, it is so beautifully interpreted, and it is so realistic and actual.

Believe me or not, it was since it was originally aired on Italian TV I didn't watch it, so more than 12 years ago, still it was fresh in my mind.

This scene is the climax of all The Piovra series. This is how real power works. This is how every crime movie should be done.

Forget about spectacular shootings, unrealistic plots, bad villains or flawless heroes. Every character has nuances that the ability of actors render complex and humans. Cattani is the main character, Tano Cariddi is his main enemy, but to me the most intriguing has been Espinosa.


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