SALVO

  • Italy / 
  • 2013 / 
  • Italian with English subtitles / 
  • 104 min
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SALVO DVD & Online Streaming
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Maxwell Wolkin (non-theatrical requests)
email / 212-941-7744 ext. 205
Maxwell Wolkin (library requests)
email / 212-941-7744 ext. 211
In-home viewers, can purchase here.
"The renaissance of Italian Cinema!"
– Variety
"[A film that] defies our expectations!"
– Screen Daily
"A fascinating Italian film noir, immaculately made!"
– Cineuropa

Synopsis

A hitman for the Sicilian Mafia, Salvo is solitary, cold and ruthless. When he sneaks into a house on an assignment, he discovers Rita, an innocent young blind girl who must stand by powerlessly while her brother is assassinated. What follows is an intense exchange fueled by adrenaline and fear between the killer and his witness, one that changes their two lives in an instant. The darkness is lifted from Rita's eyes just as Salvo decides, against his murderous instincts, to spare her life. From then on, both haunted by their brief encounter, these two damaged souls will attempt to navigate their dangerous next steps side by side.

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Sara Serraiocco as Rita
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Saleh Bakri as Salvo
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Mario Pupella in SALVO
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A scene from SALVO
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Sara Serraiocco as Rita
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Saleh Bakri as Salvo, with Luigi Lo Cascio and Guiditta Perriera in SALVO
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A scene from SALVO
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Saleh Bakri as Salvo
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SALVO Official US Poster
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Filmmakers Antonio Piazza (l) and Fabio Grassadonia (r)