Salvatore Giuliano

Wer erschoß Salvatore G.?
The life, murders and robberies of Italy’s most famous and cruellest bandit: His career as Sicily’s terrorist incarnate and government nightmare started in 1943 when he murdered one of the Carabinieri. After founding a gang, he enjoyed questionable popularity as the “King of Montelepre“. On July 5th, 1950 he died at the hand of a cousin.

Translated from: Film und Fernsehen in Berlin. Offizielle Festspielzeitung der XII. Internationalen Filmfestspiele Berlin 1962, Nr. 5

Print: Courtesy of Cinecittà Luce, Rome.
by Francesco Rosi
with Salvo Randone, Frank Wolff, Federico Zardi, Pietro Cammarata
Italy 1961/62 135’ recommendation: 16 years and up