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Il Boss (En. The Boss) is a poliziottesco film written and directed by Fernando Di Leo in 1973.[2] It is the final part of Di Leo's Milieu Trilogy, also consisting of Milano calibro 9 and La mala ordina, both released in 1972.

Il Boss
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Film poster
Directed byFernando di Leo
Produced byArmando Novelli[1]
Screenplay byFernando di Leo[1]
Based onIl mafioso
by Peter McCurtin
Starring
Music byLuis Enriquez Bacalov[1]
CinematographyFranco Villa[1]
Edited byAmedeo Giomini[1]
Production
company
Cineproduzioni Daunia[1]
Distributed byAlherat
Release date
  • 1 February 1973 (1973-02-01) (Italy)
Running time
111 minutes[1]
CountryItaly[1]
Box office₤573.172 million
Antonia Santilli and Henry Silva

PlotEdit

Nick Lanzetta (Henry Silva) takes out several members of a rival crime family for his boss Don Corrasco (Richard Conte). The enemy clan attempts retribution by kidnapping an associate's daughter, who turns out to be a nymphomaniac. A violent power struggle within the Mafia ensues.

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ReleaseEdit

Il Boss was released in Italy on 1 February 1973, where it was distributed by Alherat.[1] The film grossed a total of ₤573.172 million Italian lira on its release.[1]

ReferencesEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Curti 2013, p. 77.
  2. ^ "Il Boss". The New York Times.

SourcesEdit

  • Curti, Roberto (2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland. ISBN 0786469765.

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