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The Ruthless (2019)

VM14 04/08/2019 (IT) CrimeDrama 1h 52m

In Milan, the thirstiest wins.


Milan, Italy, 1967. Santo Russo, a boy of Calabrian origin, arrives north with his parents and younger brother to find better living conditions. Due to an absurd misunderstanding and his father's contempt, Santo ends up in prison, where he gets a “true education.” In 1978, he and his friends Slim and Mario embark on a 15-year criminal career, a successful and ruthless spiral of robberies, kidnappings, murders and heroin smuggling.

  1. Renato De Maria

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Federico Gnesini


  3. Valentina Strada


Top Billed Cast

  1. Riccardo Scamarcio

    Riccardo Scamarcio

    Santo Russo

  2. Sara Serraiocco

    Sara Serraiocco


  3. Alessio Praticò

    Alessio Praticò

    Salvatore 'Slim' Mammone

  4. Alessandro Tedeschi

    Alessandro Tedeschi

    Alessandro Tedeschi

  5. Marie-Ange Casta


  6. Sara Cardinaletti

    Sara Cardinaletti

    Suor Giuseppina

  7. Angelo Libri

    Pantaleone Russo

  8. Adele Tirante

    Adele Tirante

    Caterina Russo

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The Ruthless
The Ruthless

Original Title Lo spietato

Status Released

Original Language Italian

Budget -

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