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The Sicilian Girl

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Overview

In line with acclaimed mob dramas from Italy such as Gomorrah and the Oscar® Nominated Il Divo, The Sicilian Girl recounts the true crime story of mafia daughter Rita Atria, who took her life into her hands to break the code of silence and testify against “The Family” in 1991.

Reactions, Awards & Festivals

"Fascinating, thrilling and nail-biting."

Washington City Paper

Winner! Bastia Italian Film Festival 2010 - Audience Award, Marco Amenta

Winner! Bastia Italian Film Festival 2010 - Youth Jury Prize, Marco Amenta

Bastia Italian Film Festival 2010 Grand Jury Prize Nominee - Marco Amenta

David di Donatello Awards 2009 David Award Nominee - Best New Director, Marco Amenta

David di Donatello Awards 2009 David of the Youth Award Nominee - Marco Amenta

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2009 Silver Ribbon Award Nominee - Best New Director, Marco Amenta

Cast & Crew
  • Rita Mancuso : Veronica D’Agostino
  • Prosecutor : Gerard Jugnot
  • Don Michele Mancuso : Marcello Mazzarella
  • Rosa Mancuso : Lucia Sardo
  • Don Salvo Rimi : Mario Pupella
  • Vito : Francesco Casisa
  • Carmelo Mancuso : Camelo Galati
  • Maresciallo Campisi : Lollo Franco
  • Young Rita : Miriana Faja
  • Young Vito : Lorenzo Rosone
  • Lorenzo : Primo Reggiani
  • Maresciallo Bruni : Paolo Briguglia
  • Tano : Roberto Bonura
  • Director : Marco Amenta
  • Screenplay : Marco Amenta, Sergio Donati, and Gianni Romoli
  • Producers : Simonetta Amenta, Tilde Corsi, Gianni Romoli, Raphael Berdugo, and Marco Amenta
  • Cinematography : Luca Bigazzi
  • Editing : Mirco Garrone
  • Casting : Pino Pellegrino
  • Production Designer : Marcello Di Carlo
  • Costume : Cristina Francioni
  • Sound : Mario Iaquone
  • Music : Pasquale Catalano
Technical Info
  • Production Year : 2008
  • Release Date : 08/04/10
  • Countries of Production : Italy
  • Languages : Italian
  • Running Time : 110 minutes
  • Screen Ratio : 1.85:1
  • Sound : Dolby Digital
  • Color : Color
  • Rating : Not Rated
DVD/Blu-Ray Special Features

Making of Featurette

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