This film should have been titled "Highlights from Michael Cimino's THE SICILIAN" because its production company, Gladden Entertainment, arbitrarily removed more than 30 minutes from the director's original cut. What is left lurches along from scene to scene with little regard for pacing,
nuance, or even narrative coherence. Based on the best-selling novel by Mario Puzo, THE SICILIAN tells the story of real-life Sicilian folk hero Salvatore Giuliano (Christopher Lambert), who robs wealthy landowners under the protection of the Mafia and then turns over a third of the proceeds to
the peasants, urging them to buy land with the money. Obsessed with his own myth, the b...