My Name Is Vendetta (Il mio nome è vendetta) is a thriller movie directed by Cosimo Gomez starring Alessandro Gassman and Remo Girone.
A film with a classic premise that develops in a coherent way, and in which Alessandro Gassman takes on a role that is reminiscent of a Liam Neeson character, although slightly darker in temperament.
After old enemies kill his family, a former mafia enforcer and his feisty daughter flee to Milan, where they hide out while plotting their revenge.
Here we have a movie that is watchable, it is relatively well produced, but will not be remembered. It has the virtue of maneuvering like a classic thriller, although it never really strikes us as impactful.
‘My Name is Vendetta’ is not novel. We have seen similar thrillers before. It navigates within the framework of a thriller format that almost always works, and it seems to have been written around the actor Alessandro Gassman – with slight (obvious) references to ‘Leon’ by Luc Besson.
There are quite a few violent scenes, and it is dynamic in its frames. Without being an overly modest production, it is not a blockbuster either. Although the photography is good, with some interesting contrasts between the indoor chiaroscuro takes, and the outdoors takes with natural light.
November 30, 2022
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My Name Is Vendetta (2022)
Movie title: Il mio nome è vendetta
Movie description: After old enemies kill his family, a former mafia enforcer and his feisty daughter flee to Milan, where they hide out while plotting their revenge.
Date published: November 26, 2022
Duration: 90 mins
Author: Veronica Loop
Director(s): Cosimo Gomez
Actor(s): Alessandro Gassman, Remo Girone, Sinja Dieks, Alessio Praticò, Ginevra Francesconi, Gabriele Falsetta
Genre: Thriller, Action
A relatively well produced thriller that clearly takes from Luc Beson, and a script that has incorporated a protagonist to befit the actor, Alessandro Gassman. The photography is good (although there are some abrupt changes in style from sequence to sequence), dynamic, and the film is fast-paced, in line with the action-thriller genre.