THE ITALIAN has been summoned to England to kill a banker who’s stolen from the mob, the only family he’s ever known. He owes his life.
THE BANKER stole to provide for the son he’ll never live to see grow up. He owes a lot of money.
THE BOSS raised The Italian from boyhood, training him in the ways of Lupara Bianca. He’s owed some loyalty.
THE GIRL grew up without a Mother, lost to the sins of her Father. She’s owed her revenge. Everyone owes something...
ARTICHOKE plays out in three key locations;
MASSIMO's, the restaurant front for the British arm of a mafia family;
A run-down house used as a hide out;
The picturesque countryside of the Italian Alps.
ARTICHOKE was created by a great team of professionals some of whom are listed above and below.
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ARTICHOKE is a fresh new take on the Mafia vengeance genre. Shot in the winter of 2017, this fully independent feature combines an international cast with the best of local talent and cinema stalwart Vincenzo Nicoli (Alien 3, The Dark Knight) to create an original and suspenseful film, shot in the beautiful market town of Worcester UK and the Italian Alps.