La Piovra  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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La Piovra (Italian for octopus) ("The Mafia") is an acclaimed Italian TV drama about the Mafia.

The story was by Sandro Petraglia. The production was designed by Luigi Perelli. The soundtrack was by Riz Ortolani and later by Ennio Morricone, who went on to compose music for several sequels.

The first 5 series have been released on DVD in Australia in the original Italian with English subtitles. The 6th series is being released in Australia in May 2008.

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