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Suburra (2015)

A gangster known as "Samurai" wants to turn the waterfront of Rome into a new Las Vegas. All the local mob bosses have agreed to work for this common goal. But peace is not to last long.

Director:

Stefano Sollima

Writers:

Giancarlo De Cataldo (story), Carlo Bonini (story) | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierfrancesco Favino ... Filippo Malgradi
Elio Germano ... Sebastiano
Claudio Amendola ... Samurai
Alessandro Borghi ... Numero 8
Greta Scarano ... Viola
Giulia Gorietti ... Sabrina (as Giulia Elettra Gorietti)
Antonello Fassari ... Padre di Sebastiano
Jean-Hugues Anglade ... Cardinal Berchet
Alessandro Bernardini Alessandro Bernardini ... Boiardo
Michele Bevilacqua ... Proprietario Stabilimento Traiano
Nazzareno Bomba Nazzareno Bomba ... Bacarozzo
Raffaele D'Introno Raffaele D'Introno ... Cardine
Alex Di Giorgio Alex Di Giorgio ... Pepe
Claudio Di Giorgio Claudio Di Giorgio ... Fieno
Davide Di Rocco Davide Di Rocco ... Paja
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Storyline

In 2011, Ostia is the subject of a giant real estate project intended to make the harbor of Ancient Rome the Las Vegas of today. But the place soon becomes a battlefield where criminals and politicians either join forces cynically or fight each other ruthlessly. The infernal showdown will last seven days, claiming many lives. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Rome Will Fall

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian | Romany | English

Release Date:

14 October 2015 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Субура See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Budget:

€7,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Swiss visa # 1010.094. See more »

Goofs

The cars' license plates are not compatible with the date of the facts narrated (2011). They have 2015 numbers. See more »

Connections

Version of Suburra: Blood on Rome (2017) See more »

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In the Cold I'm Standing
Written and Performed by M83
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14 December 2015 | by nikola-borissovSee all my reviews

Boy, was that a good film. Italian. Neo-noir. Dark. Masterfully shot. Omnipresent debauchery and depravity of all sorts have rarely looked this good on screen. What's not to love?! I have a soft spot for Italian cinema of the good kind, and that leaves me constantly hungry for more, considering the fact that except for Maestro Tornatore's magnificent opus the last few decades have been... Well, disappointing to say the least. Enter Sorrentino (I firmly believe "La grande bellezza" is one of the top 5 Italian films ever made, with "Youth" not so far behind), and now Sollima too. The only reason to give "Suburra" 9 stars instead of 10 is the microscopically imperfect acting in a few instances, but other than that the film is practically perfect. No need for a wordy review, just go see it. It grips you by the innards and doesn't let go. If you happen to be fluent in Italian and especially the Roman dialect, that adds at least 30% more enjoyment. A big, heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone who worked on this fantastic film!


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