An historical drama that tracks a recent chapter in Italy's history as a web of political corruption runs rampant from the Mafia to the Vatican. The film features an all-star cast, including Giancarlo Giannini, Rutger Hauer, Omero Antonutti and Pamela Villoresi.
Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 25, 2014 - Raro Video and Kino Lorber are proud to announce the release of Giuseppe Ferrara's Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair, an historical drama that tracks a recent chapter in Italy's history as a web of political corruption runs rampant from the Mafia to the Vatican. The film features an all-star cast, including Oscar(R)-nominee Giancarlo Giannini (Seven Beauties, Casino Royale), Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner, The Mill and the Cross), Omero Antonutti (The Night of the Shooting Stars, El Sur), and Pamela Villoresi (The Great Beauty).
Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair will street on Blu-ray and DVD on August 5th, with a SRP of $29.95 for the Blu-ray and $24.95 for the DVD.
Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair
Director: Giuseppe Ferrara
Genre: Crime, Drama
* Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: August 5th, 2014
* Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
* DVD SRP: $24.95
* Blu-ray UPC: 816018010845
* DVD UPC: 816018010852
* Technical Specs:
* 125 minutes * 2002 * Italian with English Subtitles * Color * 1.85:1
* The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair- original Italian trailer
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August 7, 2014, 7:42 am - PR