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Stylish and inventive, Salvo parcels out the thrills that genre fans seek while anchoring its story with satisfying, slow-building tension. Read critic reviews

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A mafia assassin give his latest victim's sister her sight back.

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  • With Salvo, the first-time Italian writer-directors Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza have created a Mafia thriller that takes a surprising turn from business into salvation and miracle.

    January 2, 2018 | Full Review…
  • A soulful romance, an existential action flick and something of a miracle movie - the appealing slow-burner "Salvo" hovers at the crossroads of genre.

    August 21, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Viewers looking for a shoot-em-up will be disappointed, but those hankering for an old-school Italian broodfest will find plenty to soak in.

    August 19, 2014 | Full Review…
  • It's not the tale, but the telling of it, that distinguishes this Sicilian drama.

    March 31, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • This inventiveness extends to the way the directors frame violence.

    March 26, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Salvo is a strange, involving, if flawed movie about the Sicilian mafia; a stylised drama with elements of the supernatural and the sentimental amid the tension.

    March 25, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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