(Alberto Lattuada, 1962). This nearly forgotten feature, directed by neorealist pioneer Alberto Lattuada, opens with Alberto Sordis proud efficiency expert striding through a huge Milan factory. Modern times become more feudal once he returns to native Sicily for a vacation en famille. Sordis adult persona disintegrates; he finds himself in thrall to the local don and, in a hilariously shocking turn of events, shipped out to New Jersey. Mafioso is as much an essay on the power of fascism as on that of the cosa nostra.
Sun., Oct. 5, 1:30, 5:40 & 9:50 p.m.; Mon., Oct. 6, 1:30, 5:40 & 9:50 p.m., 2008
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