Joe Petrosino (2005)

Joe Petrosino (working title) The filming of "Joe Petrosino" were completed in December 2005 in studies of Sofia in Bulgaria, where the New York of late nineteenth century was rebuilt. And 'the story of a brave and determined man who struggles to achieve his goal: to become a police officer and combat the Italian underworld.

Director
Alfredo Peyeretti
Production Companies
Clemi Cinematografica; Nimar Studios
Executive Producer
Giovanni Di Clemente; Gianfranco Pierantoni
Line Producer
Vincenzo Cartuccia

Cast

 
Beppe Fiorello
Sebastiano Lo Monaco
Cristiana Capotondi
Anna Ammirati
Leandro Amato
Alessandra Monti
Sergio Meogrossi
Antonio Milo
Arcangelo Iannace
Massimiliano Benvenuto
Alessandro Spadorcia
Abraam Fontana
Antonino Bruschetta
Claudio Angelini
Marcello Mazzarella

Synopsis

Joe Petrosino (working title) The filming of "Joe Petrosino" were completed in December 2005 in studies of Sofia in Bulgaria, where the New York of late nineteenth century was rebuilt. And 'the story of a brave and determined man who struggles to achieve his goal: to become a police officer and combat the Italian underworld. Succeeds in its intention, contributing to the arrest and the expatriation of boss Cascio Ferro. Petrosino but wants to go further. He left for Sicily to discover the links through which bankrolls the Black Hand Mafia Island in New York. On the evening of 12 March 1909 was treacherously killed in a street in Palermo. At his funeral in America three hundred thousand people participating. And 'the funeral of a soldier and a hero.