Il Boss

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Il Boss
Il-Boss-poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Fernando di Leo
Produced by Armando Novelli[1]
Screenplay by Fernando di Leo[1]
Based on Il mafioso
by Peter McCurtin
Starring
Music by Luis Enriquez Bacalov[1]
Cinematography Franco Villa[1]
Edited by Amedeo Giomini[1]
Production
company
Cineproduzioni Daunia[1]
Distributed by Alherat
Release date
  • February 1, 1973 (1973-02-01) (Italy)
Running time
111 minutes[1]
Country Italy[1]
Box office ₤573.172 million

Il Boss is a poliziottesco film written and directed by Fernando Di Leo in 1973.[2] It is the final part of Di Leo's Milieu Trilogy, also consisting of Milano calibro 9 and La mala ordina, both released in 1972.

Plot[edit]

Nick Lanzetta (Henry Silva) takes out several members of a rival crime family for his boss Don Corrasco (Richard Conte). The enemy clan attempts retribution by kidnapping an associate's daughter, who turns out to be a nymphomaniac. A violent power struggle within the Mafia ensues.

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Release[edit]

Il Boss was released in Italy on February 1, 1973 where it was distributed by Alherat.[1] The film grossed a total of ₤573.172 million Italian lira on its release.[1]

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Footnotes[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Curti, Roberto (2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland. ISBN 0786469765. 

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