"More action, 6 new cases to solve, but we will not stop, many balances will jump, some loves will undergo evolutions, but rest assured no one will go unpunished we will not disappoint you".
, who plays the acute inspector Giuseppe Lojacono, one of the protagonists of
'I bastardi di Pizzofalcone',
the series based on the novels of Maurizio de Giovanni (published by Einaudi Stile Libero).
The wait is over, on
20 September with the broadcast on Rai1
of the third season, the public will know who survived the bomb placed in Letizia's room where they were.
The actor and director replies to ANSA from the set where he began shooting as the protagonist of a Netflix movie ("I can't say anything, it's a great action product, I'm very happy"). Fresh from the excellent reception in Venice 78 of his film as director
"Il Silenzio Grande
", presented at the Giornate degli Autori with an important cast with Massimiliano Gallo (among the protagonists also of the Bastardi), Margherita Buy and Marina Confalone, just released in the hall that sees him collaborating on the screenplay with Maurizio de Giovanni, author of the theatrical piece from which he is deals with the film. The Bastardi series co-produced by Rai
. Carolina Crescentini, Antonio Folletto, Tosca d'Aquino, Massimiliano Gallo, Gianfelice Imparato, Simona Tabasco, Gennaro Silvestro, Gioia Spaziani, Serena Iansiti are part of the team with Gassmann. Matteo Martari and Maria Vera Ratti. "The direction is entrusted this time to Monica Vullo. Each has its own characteristics, but a narrative coherence is always maintained ".
"This is probably - he continues - the series that has given me the most success on TV. I am happy that the Bastards are the ones to open the Rai1 season, we have six stories, six cases to be solved, very strong, powerful". Why is it so loved by the public? "The protagonists have failed, but they have all found a redemption, so perhaps you see them as normal heroes and people identify themselves in some way", he replies. But not only The Bastards, he continues, "The series has the merit - and this is in the figure of the stories by Maurizio De Giovanni who with his books gave us this great gift - to show a 360-degree Naples, with all its his faces, not stereotyped.In Pizzofalcone there is the aristocracy, the bourgeoisie, the people, the neighborhood, the Camorra.Pizzofalcone tells the story of society in its entirety.In short, our entire company in 500 meters concentrated. "And if in seriality, it is useless to deny it, there is a quality product sold all over the world like Gomorrah, which tells the ferocious face, underlines," Pizzofalcone is the other side. a cohabitation of lifestyles ". In the new season, continues Gassmann," there will be great news- I love Lojacono very much, because he is a man of few words but with a great spirit of observation, who in the end takes responsibility, to its risk and danger acts and finally resolves. So despite the past, he is a solid man, a man of facts, not of chatter ". The Neapolitans live the stories of the Bastardi di Pizzofalcone in a visceral way, he continues," they are very proud of it, I felt on my skin in the streets, in the alleyswatch out for this series and it's beautiful. "In the last moments, a loud roar overwhelmed them: a bomb exploded outside the venue.
Who placed it? But above all, did they manage to survive? "I can't spoil so as not to spoil the surprise - he replies - but at least the main characters came out unscathed from the explosion". "I will obviously be there as the magistrate Laura Piras (Crescentini). Inspector Lojacono is devastated by feelings of guilt, as he was able to let all this happen at the table then there was also his daughter, he doubts that this has a what to see with something that those who have seen the second will remember- continues the protagonist - Now we need to investigate the perpetrators and understand why the team was in their sights. Too bad that, being victims, they cannot proceed. But Piras will give us a hand in this". With the ban on investigating what happened, the Bastards are put
under pressure and their most uncomfortable past comes back to light. But everyone keeps repeating a single obsessive question: who placed that explosive and why? "It will be up to the inspector to pick up the pieces: for him and I Bastardi it is the beginning of a long and complex hidden investigation, dealing with the incorrect and inefficient methods of a prosecutor from Rome. But there will also be a tip. A The arrival of a new commissioner in Pizzofalcone, Elsa Martini, who has just been acquitted of a trial for the death of a pedophile, makes her a bastard in her own right. always hovers over her: did Elsa really kill a man in cold blood? ". Meanwhile the city, lying under the Pizzofalcone hill,keep living. In a Naples suspended between tradition and modernity, enchantment and disenchantment, beauty and darkness, crimes are generated which the team is called to investigate. Crimes that spring from the heart of human misery.