The mafia has overrun a section of the country so ruinously that a very stern man has been sent by the government to be the governor in that region. He has been given wide-ranging power and authority and is not afraid to use it.
While Joseph Goebbels infamously declared Berlin "free of Jews" in 1943, 1,700 managed to survive in the Nazi capital through the end of WWII. The Invisibles traces the stories of four young people who learned to hide in plain sight.
I am not lucky enough to have seen this movie with subtitles, which were invisible, as the title says. But I am smart enough - at least I hope so - to have got the meaning of this story. It is a social but also a prison riot movie which the hero of this film, a young hoodlum sent behind bars for robbery, is involved in. The riot is pulled by a bunch of revolutionaries. Because, I repeat, this is above all a social movie about the left winged movements that spread in Italy during the seventies and eighties. Good prison riot sequences with the Richard Wagner - Tannhäuser - sound track. I am surprised no one has commented it yet. Brutal scenes during the Police forces assault against the inmates. I am not surprised that Pasquale Squieteri made such a film. Good characterization too. A must see for my own taste, but unfortunately mainly for Italian audiences.
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