Romanzo Criminale

Synopsis: Italy, the 1970s, in the grip of molded politics, corruption and the mafia. A small circle of friends grows up in Rome and decides to use their skills and connections with organized crime and specialists to carve out their own share. Thus Il Freddo, Libano and Il Dandi builds up a rogue crime empire. Commissario Scialoja however gives chase, successfully once he can play on the breakdown of their loyalty, especially from Patrizia 'Cinzia'.
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director(s): Michele Placido
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  32 wins & 25 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.2
Rotten Tomatoes:
53%
Year:
2005
152 min
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IN THE MID 70s

A GANG OF HOODLUMS

SET OUT FROM THE SUBURBS

TO CONQUER ROME.

WHILE FOLLOWING:

THEIR NAIVE AND TERRIBLE DREAM,

THEY FORMED DANGEROUS ALLIANCES.

THEY FELT IMMORTAL.

Guys, there's a PoIice bIock !

Stop !

Hang on !

Car ahead !

- I can't do it.

- To the hideout !

It hurts here.

- Think he's dead ?

- What's that ?

- Think he's dead ?

- Andrea, what's wrong ?

I see but I don't see.

Are the PoIice comin' ?

ReIax, nobody knows about this pIace.

Did you hear

the PoIice snagged Pus ?

A shitty name he's stuck with

for his whoIe shitty Iife.

That's why we shouId pick

our own names.

I Iike Grand,

as in money, which is my main desire.

CaII me UrsuIa Andress,

her boobs are my main desire !

Aren't you aIready named Dandy ?

Yeah, Iike Fred Astaire,

eatin' breakfast in a tux.

I wanna be caIIed Lebanese,

Iike this hash,

stoned 24-7 so I don't have

to see the crap around me.

- How about you ?

- Ice.

- Why ?

- F*ck you.

- That's not a name.

- And Dandy is ?

The PoIice ! Let's spIit !

Wait for me !

Let's book, or they'II catch us !

I'm dyin'.

HeIp, Lebanese.

My Ieg !

I'm dyin'.

CRIME NOVEL:

LEBANESE:

ICE:

DANDY:

CIRO BUFFONI:

BONES:

RICOTTA:

BRIGHT EYE:

BUFFALO:

BLACK:

It feIt Iike forever.

- You grew a beard.

- It Iooks bad ?

No, it Iooks good.

LEBANESE:

I'm pIannin' a kidnapping.

- Have you fIipped out ?

- No, I woke up.

- Who'II you kidnap ?

- Baron RoseIIini.

He's Ioaded,

I know aII about him,

my parents were servants

at his house.

- The tooIs ?

- Machine-guns, revoIvers, shotgun.

Dandy and BIack are in.

The rest are from the street:

Ciro, BuffaIo, Ricotta...

- The ransom ?

- 5 biIIion Iira.

- Does he have that much ?

- He's even got 10 !

Then Iet's ask for 10.

- NicoIa SciaIoja.

- MarshaII CoIussi.

- What happened ?

- Seven peopIe with ski masks.

- They want 10 biIIion in ransom.

- No joke !

Who's here ?

The dark stinks.

Who are you ?

Do I know you ?

PIease !

- I don't have any money.

- Shut up, Baron !

From first page to IocaI news

in Iess than a month.

Like the kidnappers' ransom,

- Why ''finaIIy'' ?

- The famiIy agreed to pay.

At Ieast I managed to record

the biII numbers.

- They're gonna pay 3 biIIion ?

- In a few days.

But they asked for a photo

proving he's aIive.

This kidnapping seems atypicaI.

Meaning ?

These guys are stray dogs,

not a gang.

- Get up !

- What ? What do you want ?

Get up and shut up !

- We're gonna take a nice picture.

- No !

HoId the paper.

I have to write my daughter...

What the f*ck !

You scared, Dandy ?

You scared ?

- What about the money ?

- Take his picture.

- He's dead !

- Lay him down, he'II Iook aIive.

Let's take his picture.

- Lay him on the ground.

- Open his eyes.

- How am I gonna take the picture ?

- Stand over him.

I can't reach.

HoId his head up,

or it'II show he's on the ground.

Lower him, cover the bIood.

he thought up the pIan.

Here.

- That Ieaves...

- 1.3 biIIion.

You did your homework !

- 1.3 to divvy up.

- 200 miIIion a head.

That Ieaves 100.

GambIin', hookers, and cocaine !

I was thinkin'...

To each his own whim, fair enough.

Dandy, you'II get a new wardrobe.

My motorcycIe's kind of rusty too.

Bright Eye and Ricotta,

Iadies, cocaine...

- And you ?

- I wanna open a bar.

I'm gettin' me a RoIex.

- I'II buy a Bazooka.

- For what ?

Then the motorcycIe gets rusty,

the Bazooka jams up, and the pussy

dries out from Iack of fIow.

I got another proposaI.

then we pooI the rest.

Instead of a IittIe each,

we'II have a Iot together.

- It's a great base.

- I want my cash.

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