• The Sicilian Girl (2009)

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Release Date: August 4th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
After her father and brother are murdered, a Sicilian teen (Veronica D'Agostino) breaks her village's code of silence and turns state's witness against La Cosa Nostra.

Cast: Veronica D'Agostino, Gérard Jugnot, Francesco Casisa, Marcello Mazzarella, Mario Pupella, Giulia Andò, Paolo Briguglia, Miriana Faja

Director: Marco Amenta

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Rai Cinema

Distributors: Music Box

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  • Amenta was deeply moved by Rita's story, but his prosaic direction can't do it justice. show more

  • Based on a true story which director Marco Amenta explored 12 years ago in documentary form, The Sicilian Girl feels powered by unfocused preoccupation, rather than by a more compelling creative ambition. show more

  • Despite strong performances by Gerard Jugnot as the crime-busting prosecutor and Veronica D'Agostino as the adult Rita, The Sicilian Girl never lives up to its potential. show more

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