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I guappi (1974)

In this period piece set in Italy, Nicola Bellizzi dreams of becoming a lawyer. However, when he seeks the reason that people are reluctant to help him in his goals, he discovers that some ... See full summary »

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Pasquale Squitieri

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Ugo Pirro (screenplay), Ugo Pirro (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Claudia Cardinale ... Lucia Esposito
Franco Nero ... Nicola Bellizzi
Fabio Testi ... Don Gaetano Fungillo
Lina Polito Lina Polito ... Nanina Scognamiglio
Rita Forzano Rita Forzano ... Luisella
Antonio Orlando Antonio Orlando ... Pasquale Scalzo
Raymond Pellegrin ... Aiossa
Rosalia Maggio Rosalia Maggio ... Amalia Scognamiglio
Edoardo Mascia Edoardo Mascia ... Don Antonio
Nino Vingelli ... Gigino la Charonge
Benito Artesi Benito Artesi ... Pazzariello
Antonio Ferrante Antonio Ferrante
Sonia Viviani Sonia Viviani ... Donna Maria
Anna Walter Anna Walter ... Donna Amalia
Marcello Filotico Marcello Filotico ... Court President
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In this period piece set in Italy, Nicola Bellizzi dreams of becoming a lawyer. However, when he seeks the reason that people are reluctant to help him in his goals, he discovers that some of his blood relations are high-ranking members of the Mafia. He tries to break away from his family obligations, but falls into a life of crime and violence. Written by Fiona Kelleghan <fkelleghan@aol.com>

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 February 1974 (Italy) See more »

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Blood Brothers See more »

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a good movie
1 July 2010 | by BardotsalvadorSee all my reviews

I saw this movie back in 1976 in my country Cuba , i love the movie very much back then it was a very graphic and political oriented movie, Claudia Cardinale look sexy as ever she play the wife of el guappi Fabio Testi sexy as ever too and Franco Nero a very handsome Italian superstar and the lover of Vanesa Redgrave play the lawyer who is trying to save young people from jail and he is killed by one of then, i am a fan of Claudia Cardinale i had see many of her movies the ones that she did with Monica Vitti my favorite Italian movie star , the one with B.B. and the 3 directed by Visconti i really love her she became a good actress in time i am not crazy with her voice but her beauty overcome all of that, in this movie she is abused by her crazy husband but they look hot together my god Fabio Testi was the sexy man alive back then i love him very much


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