The Sicilian Girl

Synopsis: The true story of 17-year-old Sicilian Rita Atria (Veronica D'Agostino) -- who broke the Sicilian Mafia's code of silence and testified against the "family business" after both her father and then her brother are both murdered -- is brought to vivid life in Marco Amenta's hard-hitting and wonderfully acted drama.
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director(s): Marco Amenta
Production: Music Box Films
  3 wins & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
115 min

Father, Ninolle

Do not open it.

What are you taking me?

Give me a pistol.

- I do not.

You do not need it anymore.

We protect it.

Give it to me.

It is a memorial.

It is the only thing

my father who is left.

It will become our secret.

The film is based on a true story

Seven years earlier.

Sicily, 1065


Are you baffled

tomato sauce?

Rita! Where are you?

Do not cry, it's already done!

- What have you done?

Let's see, when I get you out!

Come here!

Come here!

Now, yes I get you.

I will get you!

Come here!

- You will not catch me!

What is happening here?

Let her be!

What is it?

- See what he has done!

What have you done?

- Learn to write.

It is a good thing. Do you want that

uncultured will actually him?

Tidy yourself up, we go out.

- Not in those clothes.

I told him to dress that way.

We work one-trick

and then he looks good.

It is my and my father's secret.

- Get out of it!

We fly!

Every star in the sky as

includes a little secret.

Everyone is facing a long journey.

The smallest and brightest -

makes the longest journey for me,

place called infinity.

We fly!

What happened?

- They killed him!

Who is he?

- My brother Nino. They killed him!


Take the girl inside and

give her a cake.

Would you like cake or cookies?

- Graham crackers.

Who did it?

- Again, the same man. Bellafiore.

Is this not in his native country?

- It is. We have lived here for 30 years.

But now he wants to

get rid of us.


We called the police.

It was the right thing.

Maybe it was wrong.

The cops do not do anything.

If we do not get out of here,

we will die as dogs.

Don Michele,

Only you can help us.

Give us justice.

They will appear at this gap.


Vito wanted us to go

engaged, and I liked him,

They took the rope and tied the

it behind his back.

Isnikin said that he had a

materials of amazing stuff.

He wanted to come out Vitoa

less important than his own.

Only the mother did not want to give

my dating him,

But I could not

answer "yes" Vitolle,

He should have successfully completed 3

love trying to marry me.

What are you doing?

You are hopeless.

- Do not quarrel with the girl.

Good evening.

Do you like the feast?

Salvo! How's it going?

- Well.

Hei, pojat.

- Hei, Carmelo.


- Hey, Salvo-uncle.

See you.

- Take care of yourself.

Balatassa all

their respects to my father,

He explained the people's problems and they

tukuttain gave him gifts,

They even began to respect the


Salvo-uncle, together with our family was

the most important family in the village

Don Michele! Good evening.

Put the gun away.

Wash your mouth with vinegar,

before you speak with me.

Wait a moment.

What's the matter?

- We go to another church.

I did not want to do it.

Minulla oli mukana vanha kivrini,

joka laukesi vahingossa.

It was an accident.

I will take care of her now

Teresa's beautiful daughter.

I bought her a new dress up.

Don Mich...

If you want, you can take him.

He is still a virgin, as his

his mother raised him so!

To speed the poor

the death of a peasant?

I did not know that

you are right man.

Jumalalle kiitos, oikeus tll on

edelleen omissa ksissmme.

Times change, don Miche.

Begin to work together.

I have a lot of land.

I sell the land and begin the actual

the business of drugs.

Case has been agreed, Bellafiore.

Now we go to church.

- Dad, I want to play with.

Are you going to play alone?

- I go to Rita.

Can I trust you?

Are you a boy or a man?

Begin to go.

- Catch Me If You!

What are you doing? Help!

What the hell are you doing?


Pull the rope properly.

Tighten the rope properly.

Shut up!

Gotcha! Are we going now

married? -Now we are able to do it.


This method has been used for long time.

It is time efficient.

It includes the message, sir.

Of course.

They took the rope and tied the

it behind his back.

They tied the legs, hands and neck.

The rope tightened, -

when the victim was still alive, and his

muscles were tense.

Slowly, the rope began to strangle her.

And finally, he suffocated himself.

Don Michele.

Excuse me...

- Do you speak to me?

You were the last,

who spoke with Bellafioren.

He paid tribute to.

I am respected here.

Certainly, you are respected.

But do you respect?

You are new here.

- I am here because of the murder.

Then do not waste your time, but to take these

unclean kyttsi Palermo..

Only friends are welcome here.

Friends do not approach each other,

only the rats will do so.

Big rats lahtaavat lower.

Finnish to English translationShow romanization

Mr Judge, you are so good to condemn other people.

You are doing it better than the god,

which just showed respect.

What do you know from Sicily?

The real Sicily.

Hungry people who do not receive

State jobs. Or thirsty, -

who do not receive any state water.

Of those who live in fear, -

and not the state protect them. The state, which

pay your fine clothes, -

does not care about us. Go back

Palermo live an easy life.

We do not need you here.

- Kytist is not any.

We already have your own Guardian.

Where were you when they

Nino, killed the brother? Bastard!

You stupid idiot!

Congratulations. Keep up only.

Provide only the "honor

men "to use your favor.

You deserve this,

tyytyk it. Let's go.

Get out, you slimy cop!

What is your name?

- Rita, then what?

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Marco Amenta

Marco Amenta (Palermo, 11 August 1970) is an Italian director, producer, and photojournalist. more…

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