- 152 min
- Directed by: Michele Placido
- Written by: Giancarlo De Cataldo
- Cast: Kim Rossi Stuart, Anna Mouglalis, Pierfrancesco Favino, Claudio Santamaria, Stefano Accorsi and Jasmine Trinca
- Language: Italian
Mobster epic charting the rise and fall of a gang of street punks from Rome's suburbs, who took control of the capital's criminal underworld in the 1970s. A handsome and robust homage to Italian and American-Italian filmmaking, if the action drags in the second half, the screenplay maintains interest by its seamless interweaving of fiction with modern Italian history.
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Romanzo Criminale26 Oct 2006
This mobster epic charting the rise and fall of a gang of street punks from Rome’s suburbs, who took control of the capital’s criminal underworld in the 1970s, owes a debt not only to Italian crime movies of the period, but also to Italian-American…
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