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The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair
Original name: I banchieri di Dio - Il caso Calvi
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through its president Roberto Calvi, notoriously found dead under the Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: clergy, crime, bank, investigation, uncover truth, politics, dishonesty, state affairs, gangsters, political corruption, manipulations, fighting the system, cons and scams, crimes, legal, society, bankruptcy, freemason, camorra, carabinieri, italian history, finance, communism, power, vatican ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, palermo italy, new york, rome italy, switzerland
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Edge of Darkness
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The Bodyguards
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Duration: 95 min.
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Corleone
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 120 min.
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Duration: 104 min.
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    User:   36%
 
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