Excellent Cadavers
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A noble judge attempts to put an end to the corruption that plagues Palermo in director Ricky Tognazzi's adaptation of Alexander Stille's best-selling novel detailing the hazardous career of real-life judge Giovanni Falcone. The setting is Palermo, Italy, and the decade is the 1980s. As the grip of corruption tightens like a vice on the city, one judge has vowed to bring down the Mafia even if it costs him his life. Judge Falcone (Chazz Palminteri) knows well that honest-minded judges have a notoriously short lifespan, but he also knows what's right, and he's not willing to go… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 63%

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"But in spite of all that--and in spite of the artfully lit interviews and energetic musical score--the documentary resolves into an accumulation of names, dates, and mundane procedural detail."
‑ Noel Murray, AV Club
"Dull and pedantic, especially for an HBO production."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"Though not a feelgood flick by any means, this encyclopedic recounting/bittersweet biopic does pay tribute to two dudes crazy enough not only to take on the mob, but to win for a while."
‑ Kam Williams, NewsBlaze
"...if you ever wondered what might happen if you literally stapled your mouth shut, this is definitely the flick for you."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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