Release Date: 2000
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min
Based on true events and featuring actual news footage, this film tells the story of Placido Rizzotto (Marcello Mazzarella), who, after a tumultuous childhood and adolescence, decides to stand up against the gangsters who have overrun his hometown. Placido organizes a union and tries to convince his fellow villagers to fight with him. But it's not until Placido's girlfriend, Lia (Gioia Spaziani), is ruthlessly brutalized by the Mafia that he realizes he has been playing with fire.
Cast: Marcello Mazzarella, Vincenzo Albanese, Carmelo Di Mazzarelli, Gioia Spaziani, Arturo Todaro, Biagio Barone, Franco Catalano
Director: Pasquale Scimeca