By Chris Nashawaty
Updated March 21, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Mafioso

type
  • Movie

Looking like an Italian version of Taxi‘s Latka, Sordi’s Nino is a naive, straitlaced foreman at a Fiat factory in Milan who returns to his rustic Sicilian hometown with his urbane wife (the Bardot-esque Bengell) and kids. The delightfully comic clash of cultures gets upended when the unwitting Nino is tapped by village patriarch Don Vincenzo to kill a rival mobster. EXTRAS on this pristine black-and-white gem include a 1996 interview with director Alberto Lattuada, an early Fellini collaborator. Mafioso is every bit as timeless as the Maestro’s better-known classics. A

Mafioso

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 99 minutes
director
  • Alberto Lattuada

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