Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus". Even as his family and life are being destroyed by ruthless criminals, the intrepid comissar keeps fighting Episode 1 - Police commissioner lives a family nightmare: he is too straight to accept the one-time infidelity of his wife, thirteen years ago, may be because he is unsure of the paternity of the twelve-year-old daughter he loves.
Police commissioner finds diversion in a new job recently opened in a small Sicilian village, when local commissioner is found dead in his car, shot by the Mafia. Episode 2 - Police commissioner searches for the truth and finds love in the eyes full of sorrow of a y-o countess who, by sheer coincidence, lost her mother by suicide the night the commissioner was murdered - open and shut case, says local police. Police commissioner is too suspicious of everybody to find his way up the social ladder, though he benefits from the counsel and protection of his former Law Professor.
Episode 3 - Police commissioner does not find a way out of his criminal puzzles, and his wife leaves for their house in the North; their daughter is broken-hearted. Episode 4 - Police commissioner sets the trap to catch a few large mice, and his daughter is kidnapped. Episode 5 - Police commissioner starts lying to everybody: his wife, about their daughter's whereabouts, and the handful of good cops who trust him about how to go on with the investigation.
First his mistakes, then his implied admission that he shot two men and planted evidence of a murder in one of them, sets a murderer free. Episode 6 - Police commissioner sets a few scores right, but he his resigning his post, his family is more in a shambles than ever, the Sicilian Group "I Culturati" is more powerful than ever, and he is visiting the tomb of his lost countess. The open and shut case is not closed, and the police commissioner is too tired to go on.
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Commissario Corrado Cattani : Thank you, thank you. But I'm not good with speeches. What should I say? Well I am happy. Yes, Im happy with this marriage, celebrated inside these walls where we live, for better or for worse, but we live. We must also live for those who we once Watch the video.
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Facebook Twitter E-mail. This three-hour long movie is very rich in plot. Although it's not a movie of perfect ten, it got all the elements you've ever want to have for a mafia movie. More Like This.Placido was born at Ascoli Satrianointo a poor family from Rionero in VultureBasilicata ; he is a descendant of the known brigand Carmine Crocco.
He made his debut as an actor in the play Midsummer Night's Dream in His first success came with the role of soldier Paolo Passeri in Marcia trionfaledirected by Bellocchiofor which he won a David di Donatello. Two years later he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor award at the 29th Berlin International Film Festival for his role of the homosexual worker in ironical melodrama Ernestoby Samperi. He appeared in several TV movies in the s, but marked the beginning of his greatest television popularity when he played the lead as a police inspector investigating the Mafia in Damiano Damiani's TV series La piovra.
He went on to play the same part in the subsequent three series, until his character's assassination. Afterwards he would appear as a law enforcement official in a number of other films and TV productions dealing with organized crime, including a semi-biographical movie about Giovanni Falconewhere he acted as the titular judge.
Inin a reversal of roles, he portrayed longtime Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano in the TV movie L'ultimo padrino. A recognizable role to US audiences is that of an Italian businessman in the comedy Big Business. Until a divorce inhe was married to actress Simonetta Stefanelli. Their daughter Violante Placido is also an actress. In he married actress Federica Vincenti born 8 November after over 10 years of dating.
The couple divorced in December From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Italian film director and actor. Ascoli SatrianoApuliaItaly. Simonetta Stefanelli m. Federica Vincenti m. Il caso PisciottaEriprando Visconti Antonio Turris Non ho tempo Agramante Processo per direttissimaLucio De Caro Caleb Scandal in the FamilyBruno Gaburro Martino Ghiondelli Marcia trionfaleMarco Bellocchio Tom La OrcaEriprando Visconti Pedro Beach HouseSergio CittiWatch the video.
A DEA team brings He loses her, and his Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus". Even as his family and life are being destroyed by Superintendent Corrado Cattani is dead. After his lover, the beautiful judge Silvia Conti, recovers somewhat from the shock over his death, she decides to take vengeance and carry on his In Episode 1, The Killing Attempt, police detective Davide Licata survives badly wounded, so much so that his personal and love life will be affected.
In Episode 2, The Core, he is tempted The history of Italian Maffia from the s to the s - a prequel to the events told in "La Piovra" other mini-series. A woman investigates the shady dealings between her husband's bank and the mafia. She has a series of secret liaisons with a police captain, once her lover, just to pass on the information, As the sub goes down, the hold is breached and barrels full of some mysterious substance tumble out.
A new investigation brings him face to face with his old enemy Tano Carridi again: at a reception organized by the Antinari bank, a casino owner named Tindari,someone with close connections to the mafia, is brutally murdered. It turns out that the asassin, Salvatore Frolo,had personal reasons to commit the murder: back in Sicilia, many years ago,Tindari had killed his wife and daughter.
While Corrado investigates the case with the help of judge Silvia Conti and journalist Davide Faeti,hoping to find more about the mafia's involvement in Tindari's casino business, Tano has three main points on his agenda: 1. Get Greta Antinari's custody in order to have total control over the Antinari bank; 2.
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Everything is just excellent from production values to the music and most important the great acting especially from Michele Placido as Cattani Patricia Millardet as Judge conti, Simona cavalari as esther but the finest of all is Remo Girone as Tano Carridi his performance is absolutely over the top the character Tano is one of the most fascinating evil persons i have ever seen a little bit about the story cattini has arrested a man who has killed the owner of a casino but the suspect refuus to speak to the police during the investigation he get's help from a female Judge sivia conti meanwhile the maffia has given Tano the manager of a great bank a whole lot of money to invest for them together with a corrupt senator and and an allknowing man called Espinosa he is going to make big plans and everybody who's crossing there way get's doomed or death you don't have to see the first 3 part the understand the movie and even if you know how it's gonna end it's still worth another view!
Sign In. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Full Cast and Crew. Release Dates. Official Sites. Company Credits. Technical Specs. Episode List. Plot Summary. Plot Keywords.A DEA team brings For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet. Get the IMDb app. After the mafia killed his family, and a number of people who trusted him, Cattani sees a couple of criminals condemned to light sentences only.
Commissario Corrado Cattani : Thank you, thank you. But I'm not good with speeches. What should I say? Well I am happy.
Yes, Im happy with this marriage, celebrated inside these walls where we live, for better or for worse, but we live. We must also live for those who we once See our picks. Sign In. Critic Reviews. Commissario Corrado Cattani. Giuliana de Sio.
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Eolo Capritti. Francisco Rabal. Cyrus Elias. Agent Bert Di Donato. Paolo Roversi. Rossela Monaco. Scott Earick. Giampiero Comanducci. Facebook Twitter E-mail. The first season of La Piovra was fairly restrained in sets and locations as if it was not known if the series would be renewed; therefore, it took place mostly indoors in utilitarian offices and modest homes, relying on a good script and plot. Season two followed the plot but with better locations, showing lovely hilltop villas in Umbria, small Silician coastal towns, the occasional northern Italian cities, and several Swiss locations.For other episodes, we provide direct link to original creator platform.
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Watch Later. Add to List NEW. The story was by Sandro Petraglia. The production was designed by Luigi Perelli. The soundtrack was by Riz Ortolani and later by Ennio Morricone, who went on to compose music for several sequels. The first three series were shown in the UK on Channel 4.
La Piovra was also shown in — in communist Albania, where it became a huge hit and remains to date a cult film, whose characters and Stefan Danailov. Vittorio Mezzogiorno. Remo Girone. Raoul Bova. Florinda Bolkan. Patricia Millardet. Elena Arvigo. Rolf Hoppe. Le notti di Cabiria. Le Cercle rouge. Latest Episodes View all Seasons. The Octopus Latest Trailers. La Piovra - I personaggi. Watched it already? More Options. Post Buzz Upload Image.