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La Scorta (1994)

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Thriller about a new prosecuting magistrate in Sicily, who replaces his assassinated predecessor only to find himself the new target of corrupt killers within the government. Score by Ennio Morricone.

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Cast

Leo Gullotta
as Policeman
Angelo Infanti
as Judge Barresi
Ugo Conti
as Nicola
Lorenza Indovina
as Lia Corsale
Rita Savagnone
as Angelo's Mother
Benedetto Raneli
as President Caruso
Claudia Bonivento
as Roberta de Francesco
Francesco Siciliano
as Policeman Marchetti
Giacinto Ferro
as M.P. Nestore Bonura
Davide Gavine Cannas
as Davide Corsale
Nunzia Greco
as Bonura's Wife
Guia Jelo
as Rosalia Carabba
Salvo Mangione
as Magistrate
Mimmo Mignemi
as Maresciallo
Marco Magnesia
as Mattia Corsale
Antonino Pensabene
as Vice-Prefect Scavone
Ninni Picone
as Janitor
Maurizio Romoli
as Judge Pollara
Santi Bellina
as Salvatore Genna
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Critic Reviews for La Scorta

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Exciting as La Scorta might be, it is at heart a conventional thriller that breaks no new genre ground.

February 3, 2006 | Rating: 2.5/4

La Scorta suffers from an anemic plot pulse.

January 31, 2006

Ultimately, La Scorta is a tight, competent but rather inconsequential thriller. It's diverting, but thin.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Though not particularly deep or original, La Scorta displays intimate scale, taut narrative, and recognizably human characters; considering that it deals with crime, there's little violence on screen.

June 26, 2006 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Depicts of bodyguards as modern day ascetics

July 18, 2003 | Full Review…

La Scorta reduces Italian politics to a human and easily grasped level.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for La Scorta

½

Somehow Tognazzi has dully rendered what should be riveting material about political and mafioso machinations in Sicilia. This film plays like a mediocre telanovela, devoid of artistry and utterly conventional. Maybe this is the reason Hollywood is remaking the movie.

Stefanie C
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