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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.

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Stefano Sollima

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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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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

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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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€7,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Italian censorship visa # 110122 delivered on 12 October 2015. See more »

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

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

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Mesmeric, stylish and brutal Italian crime drama.
14 September 2016 | by t-dooley-69-386916See all my reviews

Set in 2011 in the port of Ostia (Rome) we meet a plethora on ne'er do wells from politicians, gang types, and just low downs caught up in a bigger plan. That plan is to turn the port into a modern day Las Vegas (I mean really!!). This entails a gangster called Samurai in buying up all the real estate in readiness to cash in.

The problem is the politicos have a taste for young flesh, hard drugs, money and power which equals corruption. Throw into the mix the Vatican connection a whole 'traveller' network of crime types and you have all the ingredients for a roller coaster of a film.

I thought this was superb, the acting and style were all seductive. The violence visceral and brutal – yet seemingly expected. It is one of those films where the time just flies by and almost makes you hold your breath. It has made such an impact that, according to IMDb, Netflix are making a series to follow this up, I am glad a that I subscribe as if it is half as good as the film it will be well worth the fee.


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