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Mafia Only Kills in Summer (2016)
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Mafia Only Kills in Summer (2016)
Original name: La mafia uccide solo d'estate
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Palermo, 1979. The Giammarresi are a normal family — father, mother, a ten year old son and a daughter of sixteen — struggling with the problems of everyday life. Seemingly ordinary problems, oh, and the Cosa Nostra, the Sicilian Mafia. Inspired by Pierfrancesco “Pif” Diliberto's film.
Plot: mafia, bandit, cosa nostra
Time: year 1979
Place: italy, sicily

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Duration: 86 min.
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