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La violenza: Quinto potere (1972)

Taking place almost entirely during a murder trial, the film details in significant detail the deep roots sunk by organized crime in the business and political life of Sicily.

Director:

Florestano Vancini

Writers:

Massimo De Rita (screenplay collaboration), Giuseppe Fava (play) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Enrico Maria Salerno ... Prosecutor
Gastone Moschin ... Colonnesi, defense attorney
Riccardo Cucciolla ... Professor Salemi
Mario Adorf ... Amedeo Barrese
Ciccio Ingrassia ... Ferdinando Giacalone
Aldo Giuffrè ... Giuseppe Salemi
Michele Abruzzo Michele Abruzzo ... Zaccaria
Ferruccio De Ceresa Ferruccio De Ceresa ... Senator
Turi Ferro ... Judge Nicola Altofascio
Mariangela Melato ... Rosaria Licata
Guido Leontini Guido Leontini ... Vacirca
Elio Zamuto Elio Zamuto ... Verzi
Mico Cundari Mico Cundari
Julien Guiomar ... Commissario Golino
Georges Wilson ... Crupi
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Taking place almost entirely during a murder trial, the film details in significant detail the deep roots sunk by organized crime in the business and political life of Sicily.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

3 February 1972 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sicilian Checkmate See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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