About the Film:
In Pietrammare, a Sicilian town, a new mayor is to be elected. The candidates are the former mayor, a mafia puppet hated by the community, and a mild professor, who wants to finally bring honesty to the country. The latter candidate wins the election, and, with the help of his relatives Salvatore and Valentino, begins to implement his program of legality.
However this program to “civilize” the citizens only exasperate them, with fines being charged for various infractions, and taxes being increased. Eventually, this includes Salvo and Valentino, who then hatch a plot to remove the new mayor from office….
Directed by Ficarra and Picone
Writtten by Edoardo De Angelis, Ficarra, Nicola Guaglianone, Picone, and Fabrizio Testini
Ficarra as Salvo
Picone as Valentino
Vincenzo Amato as Pierpaolo Natoli
Antonio Catania as Vigile Michele
Sergio Friscia as Vigile Gianni
Eleonora De Luca as Betty Natoli
Leo Gullotta as Padre Raffaele
Alessandro Roja as Politico romano
Tony Sperandeo as Gaetano Patanè