Product Description

Fernando Di Leo was a prolific filmmaker who explored the political extremism and mafia corruption in Italy during the 1970’s. Master of garish, intricately plotted, ultra-violent stories about pimps and petty gangsters, Di Leo has perfected the genre with an uncanny accuracy. Di Leo’s films demonstrate the 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 Modern in London and The Venice festival where Quentin Tarantino admitted that Di Leo truly inspired him to make gangster films.

NAKED VIOLENCE (I Ragazzi del Massacro)

1969, Italy
96 min., colour, 35mm
1.85:1
Language: Italian and English
Subtitles optional English
Audio: Linear 2.0 dual Mono

Cast: Pier Paol Capponi, Nieves Navarro, Marzio Margine, Giuliano Manetti

SHOOT FIRST, DIE LATER (Il Poliziotto É Marcio)

1974, Italy
94 min., colour, 35mm
1.85:1
Language: Italian and English
Subtitles optional English
Audio: Linear 2.0 dual Mono

Cast: Luc Merenda, Salvo Randone, Richard Conte

KIDNAP SYNDICATE (La Citta Sconvolta. Caccia Spietata ai Rapitori)

1975, Italy
98 min., colour, 35mm
1.85:1
Language: Italian and English
Subtitles optional English
Audio: Linear 2.0 dual Mono

Cast: Luc Merenda, James Mason, Irina Maleeva

SPECIAL FEATURES

New HD transfers
Original trailers
New and improved English subtitle translation

Documentary: The Master of the Game (Il Padrone del Gioco)

Documentary: The Second Round of the Game (La Seconda mano del gioco)

Documentary: Goodfellas (Quei Bravi Ragazzi)

Documentary: Fernando di Leo at the Cinemathèque Française

Documentary: Violent Cities: the Other Fernando di Leo’s Trilogy (Città Violente:
L’Altra Trilogia di Fernando di Leo

Fully illustrated booklet containing critical analysis

Total Special Features runtime: 112 minutes