Cinema on Sunday at Summerhall: The Mafia Kills Only in Summer

Inspired by real events, this is a black comedy about 20 years of history of Sicily from 1970s to 1990s, mocking Mafia Bosses and restoring the generosity of the heroes of Antimafia.

Cinema on Sunday at Summerhall: The Mafia Kills Only in Summer

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The Mafia Only Kills in Summer
La mafia uccide sole d’estate (15)

Inspired by real events, this is a black comedy about 20 years of history of Sicily from 1970s to 1990s, mocking Mafia Bosses and restoring the generosity of the heroes of Antimafia. Its focused on Arturo, a young boy who grows up in Palermo and tries to conquer his beloved Flora. The director explains his fascination with the subject: “One day I stopped and looked around. And that’s when I asked myself the question: how can the Mafia enter the lives of people so arrogantly in Palermo and so few say something about it?”

Cast : Pierfrancesco Dalberti, Cristiana Capotondi, Ninni Bruschetta, Claudia Gioè
Director Pierfranceso Dalberti (‘Pif’) I 90 mins I 2013 (Italian with English subtitles) I UK Distributors: Cinefile

'Popular TV satirist Pierfrancesco Diliberto, known as Pif, does a remarkable job negotiating the delicate balance between humour and heartrending emotion in his terrific feature debut.' Variety

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