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Piranhas (2019)

La paranza dei bambini (original title)
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A gang of teenage boys stalk the streets of Naples armed with hand guns and AK-47s to do their mob bosses' bidding.

Director:

Claudio Giovannesi

Writers:

Roberto Saviano (novel), Claudio Giovannesi (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
8 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Francesco Di Napoli Francesco Di Napoli ... Nicola
Viviana Aprea Viviana Aprea ... Letizia
Mattia Piano Del Balzo Mattia Piano Del Balzo ... Briatò
Ciro Vecchione Ciro Vecchione ... 'O Russ
Ciro Pellechia Ciro Pellechia ... Lollipop
Ar Tem Ar Tem ... Tyson
Alfredo Turitto Alfredo Turitto ... Biscottino
Pasquale Marotta Pasquale Marotta ... Agostino
Luca Nacarlo Luca Nacarlo ... Cristian
Carmine Pizzo Carmine Pizzo ... Limone
Valentina Vannino Valentina Vannino ... Madre di Nicola
Aniello Arena ... Lino Samataro
Roberto Carrano Roberto Carrano ... Caminiello
Adam Jendoubi Adam Jendoubi ... Aucelluzzo
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Storyline

A gang of teenage boys stalk the streets of Naples armed with hand guns and AK-47s to do their mob bosses' bidding.

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The Kids Are Out To Play

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Neapolitan

Release Date:

13 February 2019 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Piranhas See more »

Filming Locations:

Naples, Campania, Italy

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,898, 4 August 2019

Gross USA:

$23,494

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,285,086
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The protagonist had not auditioned, had never enrolled in drama schools but as a job he was a baker and was taken for the right script for the type of boys See more »

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Almost all true
7 December 2019 | by lallo-2See all my reviews

Unfortunately the stories depicted on this movie are true or based on facts that really and daily happen in Naples.

It's another world if you compare with the rest of Italy. It's the devil place.

The movie is well done and the actors are good. But it's pity to see these things.

Watch it and then judge with your eyes.


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