Salvo

Salvo

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Italian mafia thriller, a winner at Cannes 2013, following Salvo - a cold and ruthless Sicilian assassin. On assignment, he can't bring himself to take the life of a blind "witness" and so takes her to a hideout. There, he wrestles with his duty to dispose of the girl while his fascination with her grows.

2013Rating: M, Violence and offensive language104 minsItalyItalian with English subtitles
Drama

Salvo | Awards

Award Winner
Critics Week Grand Prize, France 4 Visionary Award, 2013 Cannes Film Festival

Salvo | Reviews

75%24 reviews

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Variety

Variety

A moody and extremely sensorial debut.

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Total Film

Total Film

An exercise in muddy, moody subjectivity.

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Time Out

Time Out

Hits the heights in its first forty minutes ... Later developments prove disappointingly predictable.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

A soulful romance, an existential action flick and something of a miracle movie - this appealing slow-burner hovers at the crossroads of genre.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

A strange, involving, if flawed movie about the Sicilian mafia; a stylised drama with elements of the supernatural and the sentimental amid the tension.

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The Dissolve

The Dissolve

In the end, it's Salvo itself that's murky and obscure.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A sparse and languid Italian thriller that carries a debt to Melville.

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