Berlinale: Programme


Film file

Retrospective

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.

Italy 1961/62, 135 min

by

Francesco Rosi

with

Salvo Randone
Frank Wolff
Federico Zardi
Pietro Cammarata