Lucky Luciano (film)

Lucky Luciano
Lucky Luciano FilmPoster.jpeg

Directed by Francesco Rosi
Produced by Franco Cristaldi
Screenplay by Francesco Rosi
Lino Iannuzzi
Tonino Guerra
English Version:
Jerome Chodorov
Story by Francesco Rosi
Starring Gian Maria Volonté
Edmund O’Brien
Vincent Gardenia
Charles Cioffi
Larry Gates
Charles Siragusa
Rod Steiger
Music by Piero Piccioni
Cinematography Pasqualino De Santis
Edited by Ruggero Mastroianni
Vides Cinematografica
Les Films de la Boétie
Harbor Productions
Distributed by Titanus Distribuzione (Italy)
AVCO Embassy Pictures (US)
Release date
  • October 10, 1973 (1973-10-10) (Italy)
  • July 24, 1974 (1974-07-24) (US)
Running time
105 minutes
Country Italy
United States
Language Italian

Lucky Luciano is a 1973 Italian crime drama film directed by Francesco Rosi. It stars Gian Maria Volonté and Vincent Gardenia.[1] It was shown as part of the Cannes Classics section of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.[2]


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Rod Steiger, playing Gene Giannini, is filmed in a medium long shot sitted on the right side of the screen with, in the background a map of Italy. Ten years earlier, in Hands over the City, similar shot has been done with a map on Napoli whereas Rod Steiger was playing Edoardo Nottola.


  1. ^ “Archived copy”. Archived from the original on 2011-06-05. Retrieved 2011-06-04.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ “Cannes Classics 2013 line-up unveiled”. Screen Daily. Retrieved 2013-04-30.

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