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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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Storyline

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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Taglines:

Rome Will Fall

Genres:

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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Box Office

Budget:

EUR7,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,217,330
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

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 »

Goofs

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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Version of Suburra: Blood on Rome (2017) See more »

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Intense !!!!!!
29 June 2016 | by cool_metzSee all my reviews

I went into this movie with a friend having only read the summary and we were not disappointed. The movie, although over two hours long, did not feel as such and was intense and gripping from start to finish.

The movie is set in Rome over 7 days and shows how the paths of people from various walks of life come together in an all too catastrophic and tragic way. This includes corrupt politicians, a hooker, and warring mafia gangs. The movie plays out like a snowball effect,starting with one event descending into the tragedy to become.

The movie does not shy from graphic sex scenes and excessive violence, but it is not done in poor taste. In fact, it actually makes the film so much more potent. The acting is of course superb, and the actors really embody their roles. Production is excellent from all aspects.

Definitely worth a watch, especially in a theatre.


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