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Suburra (2015)

A gangster known as "Samurai" wants to turn the waterfront of Rome into a new Las Vegas. All the local mob bosses have agreed to work for this common goal. But peace is not to last long.

Director:

Stefano Sollima

Writers:

Giancarlo De Cataldo (story), Carlo Bonini (story) | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierfrancesco Favino ... Filippo Malgradi
Elio Germano ... Sebastiano
Claudio Amendola ... Samurai
Alessandro Borghi ... Numero 8
Greta Scarano ... Viola
Giulia Gorietti ... Sabrina (as Giulia Elettra Gorietti)
Antonello Fassari ... Padre di Sebastiano
Jean-Hugues Anglade ... Cardinal Berchet
Alessandro Bernardini Alessandro Bernardini ... Boiardo
Michele Bevilacqua ... Proprietario stabilimento Traiano
Nazzareno Bomba Nazzareno Bomba ... Bacarozzo
Raffaele D'Introno Raffaele D'Introno ... Cardine
Alex Di Giorgio Alex Di Giorgio ... Pepe
Claudio Di Giorgio Claudio Di Giorgio ... Fieno
Davide Di Rocco Davide Di Rocco ... Paja
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In 2011, Ostia is the subject of a giant real estate project intended to make the harbor of Ancient Rome the Las Vegas of today. But the place soon becomes a battlefield where criminals and politicians either join forces cynically or fight each other ruthlessly. The infernal showdown will last seven days, claiming many lives. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian | Romany | English

Release Date:

14 October 2015 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Субура See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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€7,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Suburra was a vast and populous district of ancient Rome. Since the population of the lower part of the district was constituted of urban underclass which lived in miserable conditions, although overlooking a monumental area and public services, the term suburra still has, in the common language, the generic meaning of an infamous place, theater of crimes and immorality. See more »

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The cars' license plates are not compatible with the date of the facts narrated (2011). They have 2015 numbers. See more »

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Sister (Part I)
Written and Performed by M83
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When in Rome, Do as Romans do-Excellent Cinema
19 April 2016 | by Ajit TiwariSee all my reviews

Stefano Sollima Suburra is astounding and remarkable with a plot revolving around many lives and organized crime in Rome.

Suburra was the name of a suburb of Ancient Rome. Many mafia families, politicians and gangsters covet for an ambitious project to be passed by the law which will fill their pocket with money and lives of their next generation will be in complete leisure. In order to achieve this goad everyone has to surpass the basic rule of humankind and go on a rampage of deceit and treachery.

The screenplay and narration is top notch, it gives a motivation and development for each character. As the repercussion is going to affect many lives, the deeds of characters are well defined.

Every actor has done a tremendous job as we see right emotions and expressions at the right place. The background score adds a great feel to the scenes and it flows with the emotions of the audience. The production value and technical area of the film is of high quality.

Overall, it is a tale love, treachery, corruption and betrayal. Stefano Sollima has done a noteworthy direction putting several lives together and entangling them into each other.

"Behind every fortune there is crime"-Balzac A must watch movie.


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