Il capo dei capi
- TV Mini Series
- 2007– 2007–
- 1h 40m
Based on the life of Salvatore Riina ('Totò u Curtu'), a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily.Based on the life of Salvatore Riina ('Totò u Curtu'), a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily.Based on the life of Salvatore Riina ('Totò u Curtu'), a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily.
A story of the Mafioso based on real events....Superb !
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 !
- Jun 14, 2013
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