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La mafia uccide solo d'estate (2013)

Inspired by real events, this is a black comedy about 20 years of history of Sicily from 1970s to 1990s, mocking Mafia Bosses and restoring the generosity of the heroes of Antimafia. It's ... See full summary »

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Flora
Pif ...
Arturo Giammaresi
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Arturo bambino
Ginevra Antona ...
Flora bambina
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Francesco
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Madre di Arturo
Rosario Lisma ...
Padre di Arturo
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Maurizio Marchetti ...
Jean Pierre
Antonio Alveario ...
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Fra Giacinto (as Ninni Bruschetta)
Domenico Centamore ...
Leoluca
Roberto Burgio ...
Attilio Fabiano ...
Padre Flora
Totò Borgese ...
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Inspired by real events, this is a black comedy about 20 years of history of Sicily from 1970s to 1990s, mocking Mafia Bosses and restoring the generosity of the heroes of Antimafia. It's focused on Arturo, a young boy who grows up in Palermo and tries to conquer his beloved Flora.

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6 March 2015 (USA)  »

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A Máfia Mata apenas no Verão  »

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€757,000 (Italy) (2 December 2013)

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$37,134 (USA) (10 May 2015)
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Trivia

All of the television programs that Arturo and his family watch are broadcast by RAI, the Italian national public broadcasting company. See more »

Connections

Spin-off La mafia uccide solo d'estate (2016) See more »

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Tosami Lady
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Nothing to write home about
5 January 2015 | by (Ancona, Italy) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty little movie about Italian mafia made by Palermo's own Pif, famous Italian TV personality who grew up experiencing most of the events dramatized in the film. The story is nice and makes fun of the mafia while avoiding to minimize the huge problem it was and it is even today. Too bad the good aspects end here. The main problem here are the actors: almost every actor in the movie performed poorly, and I guess most of them aren't actors at all. This could be good if the "non- actors" would have had smaller or easier parts, but as it is, it doesn't work at all. Sorry to say the biggest letdown were the kids. There is a constant amateur vibe and continuous poor delivery of performances. The directing is better but still quite mediocre, and do very little to compensate the dreadful actors.


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