In the Name of the Law (1949 film)

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In the Name of Law
In the Name of the Law (1949 film).jpg
Directed by Pietro Germi
Produced by Luigi Rovere
Written by Pietro Germi
Federico Fellini
Giuseppe Mangione
Aldo Bizzarri
Tullio Pinelli
Starring Massimo Girotti
Saro Urzì
Jone Solinas
Lando Buzzanca
Music by Carlo Rustichelli
Cinematography Leonida Barboni
Edited by Rolando Benedetti
Distributed by Lux Film
Release date
November 22, 1950
(Italian release)
Running time
100 min
Language Italian

In the Name of the Law (or In nome della legge) is a 1949 Italian language mafia drama film directed by Pietro Germi. It Is based on Giuseppe Guido Lo Schiavo's novel Piccola pretura. Federico Fellini co-wrote the script. The style of the film is close to Italian neorealism film movement.



The film won 3 Nastro d'Argento: Best Actor (Massimo Girotti), Best Supporting Actor (Saro Urzì) and a special award for Pietro Germi.

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