“Scarface”. Powdered milk instead of cocaine and Michelle Pfeiffer injures Al Pacino: the 21 secrets



“Scarface” (tonight on Sky Cinema 2 at 15.55), film directed in 1983 by Brian De Palma, remake of the 1932 film of the same name directed by Howard Hawks, is a timeless cult De Palma’s film, screenplay by Oliver Stone, takes place in Miami in the 1980s. The protagonist is the Cuban exile Tony Montana, played by an unsurpassed Al Pacino. The refugee, landed in Florida, builds a real empire thanks to the drug trade. After getting rid of the boss Frank Lopez (Robert Loggia) and marrying his partner Elvira (Michelle Pfeiffer), Montana ends up in the crosshairs of the FBI. Overwhelmed by morbid jealousy for his sister Gina (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) and cocaine addiction, he ends up executed in his villa by the army of Bolivian drug trafficker Sosa (Paul Shenar). The ending is unforgettable in which Montana, stoned on cocaine and with an M16 assault rifle in his arms, is hit by countless bullets, breaks through the balcony and ends up in the swimming pool. «Scarface» is a film with a great pace, full of suspense and spectacular scenes. Criticized for excessive violence, it is a parable about power that quickly becomes a cult. Excellent performance at the box office. Costing 25 million dollars, it collects 66. The last curiosity in chronological order that concerns him, the building of the famous chainsaw scene has become a pharmacy. But it is not the only one, there are many others


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