Release Date: 02/28/06
Winner Of Five Italian Oscars Including Best Director - Ricky Tognazzi
Sicily, 1992: When a high-profile judge and his bodyguard are brutally murdered, four reluctant young cops are assigned as âLa Scortaâ â Italian for âthe escortsâ â to protect the replacement prosecutor from Mafia assassins. But in a country where high level corruption and sudden violence are a way of life, the squad quickly find themselves outnumbered, outgunned and desperately out of time. Even if they can survive the daily threat of car bombs and ambushes, will personal conflicts and backroom betrayals blow apart the nationâs most unlikely team of heroes?Claudio Amendola (in his breakout performance) and Enrico Lo Verso star in this white-knuckle thriller from writer/director Ricky Tognazzi featuring a pounding score by Ennio Morricone and based on a true story of uncommon courage.
|Label: Blue Underground|
|Run Time: 95 mins|
- Audio Commentary with Director Ricky Tognazzi and Producer Claudio Bonivento
- Judging La Scota - Interviews with Director Ricky Tognazzi, Actor Claudio Amandola, Co-Writer Graziano Diana, Co-Writer Simona Izzo, Producer Claudio Bonivento and Cinematographer Alessio Gelsini
- U.S. Trailer
- Italian Trailer
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