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Il capo dei capi 

Based on the life of Salvatore Riina ('Totò u Curtu'), a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily.
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Series cast summary:
Claudio Gioè ...  Totò Riina 6 episodes, 2007
Daniele Liotti ...  Biagio Schiro 6 episodes, 2007
Salvatore Lazzaro Salvatore Lazzaro ...  Bernardo Provenzano 6 episodes, 2007
Simona Cavallari Simona Cavallari ...  Teresa 6 episodes, 2007
Alessio Manno Alessio Manno ...  Young Bernardo Provenzano 5 episodes, 2007
Marco Leonardi ...  Calogero 5 episodes, 2007
Antonino Gumina Antonino Gumina ...  Young Calogero Bagarello 5 episodes, 2007
Gioia Spaziani Gioia Spaziani ...  Ninetta Bagarella 5 episodes, 2007
Francesco Casisa ...  Menico 5 episodes, 2007
Calogero Buttà Calogero Buttà ...  Giovanni Riina 5 episodes, 2007
Matilde Piana Matilde Piana ...  Concetta Riina 5 episodes, 2007
Giacinto Ferro Giacinto Ferro ...  Michele Navarra 5 episodes, 2007
Claudio Castrogiovanni Claudio Castrogiovanni ...  Luciano LIggio 5 episodes, 2007
Alessandro Pennacchio Alessandro Pennacchio ...  Vito Ciancimino 5 episodes, 2007
Ileana Rigano Ileana Rigano ...  Madre Biagio 5 episodes, 2007
Giorgia Cardaci Giorgia Cardaci ...  Leoluchina Sorrisi 5 episodes, 2007
Pier Luigi Misasi Pier Luigi Misasi ...  Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa 5 episodes, 2007
Paolo Ricca Paolo Ricca ...  Luciano Maino 5 episodes, 2007
Vittorio Di Paola Vittorio Di Paola ...  Commissario 5 episodes, 2007
Rosario Minardi Rosario Minardi ...  Uomo Di Navarra 5 episodes, 2007
Alfredo Pea Alfredo Pea ...  Vito Ciancimino 5 episodes, 2007
Massimo Venturiello Massimo Venturiello ...  Commissariio Mangano 5 episodes, 2007
Vincent Riotta Vincent Riotta ...  Masino Buscetta 5 episodes, 2007
Orio Scaduto Orio Scaduto ...  Tano Badalamenti 5 episodes, 2007
Manuela Ventura ...  Arcangela Riina 5 episodes, 2007
Antonio Berardinelli Antonio Berardinelli ...  Silvio Albertini 5 episodes, 2007
Eleonora Sergio Eleonora Sergio ...  Maria Nigro 5 episodes, 2007
Claudio Angelini Claudio Angelini ...  Cesare Terranova 5 episodes, 2007
Pietro De Silva Pietro De Silva ...  Boris Giuliano 5 episodes, 2007
Biagio Pelligra Biagio Pelligra ...  Pietro Scaglione 5 episodes, 2007
Francesco Foti ...  Stefano Bontale 5 episodes, 2007
Alessio Caruso Alessio Caruso ...  Salvatore Inzerillo 5 episodes, 2007
Mimmo Mignemi Mimmo Mignemi ...  Peppe Di Cristina 5 episodes, 2007
Maurilio Leto Maurilio Leto ...  Pippo Calderone 5 episodes, 2007
Sergio Friscia Sergio Friscia ...  Pochetcoffi 5 episodes, 2007
Mauro Marchetti Mauro Marchetti ...  Michele Greco 5 episodes, 2007
Luca Angeletti Luca Angeletti ...  Scarpuzedda 5 episodes, 2007
Fabrizio Ferracane ...  Vito Maranza 5 episodes, 2007
Angelo Russo Angelo Russo ...  Ciccio Coniglio 5 episodes, 2007
Carlo Cartier Carlo Cartier ...  Gaetano CostA 5 episodes, 2007
Luciano Miele Luciano Miele ...  Peppe 5 episodes, 2007
Paolo De Giorgio ...  Marino Mannoia 5 episodes, 2007
Marco Gambino ...  John Gambino 5 episodes, 2007
Fulvio D'Angelo Fulvio D'Angelo ...  Di Maio 5 episodes, 2007
Vincenzo Ferrera ...  Beppe Montale 5 episodes, 2007
Bruno Torrisi Bruno Torrisi ...  Ninni' Cassara 5 episodes, 2007
Nino D'Agata Nino D'Agata ...  Ignazio Lima 5 episodes, 2007
Biagio Barone Biagio Barone ...  Pio La Torre 5 episodes, 2007
Natale Russo Natale Russo ...  Apuzzo 5 episodes, 2007
Claudio Botosso Claudio Botosso ...  Capitano Li Dommi 5 episodes, 2007
Alessandro Borgese Alessandro Borgese ...  Totuccio 5 episodes, 2007
Ettore D'Alessandro ...  Capitano Borgomanero 5 episodes, 2007
Katia Greco Katia Greco ...  Chiara 5 episodes, 2007
Ada Pometti Ada Pometti ...  Mother of Teresa 5 episodes, 2007
Daniela Zanchini Daniela Zanchini ...  Laura Cassara' 5 episodes, 2007
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Il Capo dei Capi (The Boss of the Bosses) is a six-part Italian miniseries which debuted on Canale 5 between October and November 2007. It tells the story of Salvatore Riina, alias Totò u Curtu, a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily. Riina is played by Palermo-born actor, Claudio Gioè, and the series was directed by Alexis Sweet and Enzo Monteleone. The film is inspired from the eponymous book-inquiry of Giuseppe D'Avanzo and Attilio Bolzoni.

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

25 October 2007 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Corleone See more »

Filming Locations:

Catania, Sicily, Italy See more »

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€15,000,000 (estimated)
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Taodue Film See more »
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(6 Episodes)

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Color
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Originally released in six parts. See more »

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A story of the Mafioso based on real events....Superb !
14 June 2013 | by pavanratnakerSee all my reviews

A TV series I liked after a long time. Watched it on TV as a 12 part series. Engrossing from the beginning. They could have easily made it a much longer series as there are so many stories within the story it its the editing and streamline presentation which makes it that's much more intense. Not being Italian had to use the subtitles which I think is more beneficial as you tend to have to concentrate and hence enjoy it more. Also not being Italian I didn't realise notably that these were based on real events but got the clues when I started to see real clippings from TV news etc. The acting from all the central characters is so laid back and real that you'd be forgiven if you thought they were the real characters. The direction is good and does justice to such a difficult story and like I said earlier the editing was the key and a job well done. Occasionally story flow seemed disjointed but I almost felt like it added to the whole charm. A must watch series !


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