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Director: Fernando Di Leo, 1972,1973,1976

PLEASE NOTE: This is a NTSC (USA/JAPAN format) Region free release

Overview: Fernando Di Leo was a prolific filmmaker who explored the political extremism and mafiacorruption in Italy during the 1970’s. Master of garish, intricately plotted, ultra-violent stories about pimpsand petty gangsters, Di Leo has perfected the genre with an uncanny accuracy. Di Leo’s films demonstratethe degradation of the working classes and how the mafia corrupted them. Though he slipped out ofpublic consciousness after his death in 2003, his works have been revived and shown at the Tate Modernin London and The Venice festival where Quentin Tarantino admitted that Di Leo truly inspired him to makegangster films. Contained in this box set is the Milieu Trilogy: Caliber 9 (Milano Calibro 9, 1972), TheItalian Connection (La Mala Ordina, 1972), and The Boss (Il Boss, 1973). Exclusive to this box set isRulers of the City (I Pandoni della Citta, 1976).

CALIBER 9 (Milano Calibro 9, 1972)
1972, Italy
102 min., colour, 35mm
1.85:1
Language: Italian and English
Subtitles English
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono

Cast: Gastone Moschin, Barbara Bouchet, Mario Adorf
The ITALIAN CONNECTION (La Mala Ordina, 1972)

1972, Italy
100 min., colour, 35mm
1.85:1
Language: Italian and English
Subtitles English
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
Cast: Henry Silva, Woody Strode, Mario Adorf

THE BOSS (Il Boss, 1973)
1973, Italy
112 min., colour, 35mm
1.85:1
Language: Italian and English
Subtitles English
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono

Cast: Henry Silva, Richard Conte, Gianna Garko
RULERS OF THE CITY (I Pandoni della Citta, 1976)

1976, Italy
96 min., colour, 35mm
1.85:1
Language: Italian and English
Subtitles English
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
Cast: Jack Palance, Al Cliver, Harry Baer, Edmund Purdom, Gisela Hahn