Mafiosa

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  • TV-MA
  • 2006
  • 5 Seasons
  • 7.2  (676)

Mafiosa is a French television drama series that follows the story of Sandra Paoli, a young and determined woman who succeeds her uncle as the head of a powerful Corsican mafia clan. The show explores the complex world of organized crime, family loyalty, and power struggles in the criminal underworld of Corsica.

The story begins with Sandra returning to Corsica after spending several years in Canada. Her uncle, Orso, who was the head of the clan, has been assassinated, and Sandra is the next in line to take over. However, she faces opposition from other members of the family who are not convinced that she has what it takes to lead the clan.

Sandra is a strong-willed woman who is not afraid to challenge the traditional roles assigned to women in the criminal underworld. She is determined to prove herself and gain the trust and respect of the other members of the clan. However, she must also navigate the complex relationships within the family and the various power struggles that threaten to tear the clan apart.

The show is renowned for its realistic portrayal of the criminal world and the characters that inhabit it. It depicts the various factions within the clan, including rivalries between different families and the tensions between traditionalists and reformers. It also explores the relationship between the criminal underworld and the legal system, with corrupt police officers and politicians playing a significant role in the story.

The acting in the show is exceptional, with Hélène Fillières delivering a powerful performance as Sandra Paoli. She embodies the complex character of Sandra, portraying both her strength and vulnerability, and the difficult choices she must make as the head of the clan. Other notable performances include Thierry Neuvic as Jean-Michel Paoli, Sandra's brother and second in command, and Phareelle Onoyan as Lizzie, Sandra's right-hand woman.

The show's cinematography is also noteworthy, with stunning shots of the Corsican landscape capturing the beauty and the harsh reality of life in this remote and rugged part of France. The soundtrack of the show is equally impressive, featuring a mix of traditional Corsican music and contemporary tracks that add to the atmosphere and tension of each episode.

Overall, Mafiosa is a must-watch for fans of crime dramas, offering a fresh and compelling take on the genre. The show is a masterclass in character development, storytelling, and cinematography, and it will keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end.

Mafiosa is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (40 episodes). The series first aired on December 12, 2006.

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Series 5 Episode 8
8. Series 5 Episode 8
 
Tony comes up with a plan for revenge. Christelle decides to introduce an apprehensive Manu to her mother. The police team discover new traces of DNA that are not registered in their records.
Series 5 Episode 7
7. Series 5 Episode 7
 
Terrified that she is becoming the very thing she hates the most, Carmen breaks down and makes a confession to Damiani. Orso risks everything when he hatches an escape plan to liberate Pierre-Marie.
Series 5 Episode 6
6. Series 5 Episode 6
 
Following a violent and bloody shootout, the Paoli clan are mourning one of their own. Aware that the nationalists are likely to strike again, Sandra, Tony and Manu decide they must go into hiding.
Series 5 Episode 5
5. Series 5 Episode 5
 
Tony suspects Orso of destroying his car and confides in Sandra. Quilichini installs a hidden surveillance camera at Sandra's property. Carmen has a proposition for the local nationalist group.
Series 5 Episode 4
4. Series 5 Episode 4
 
Dissent among the employees of the Paoli ferry business leads to a strike, but Sandra won't relinquish control over the operation. Ravanelli tries to persuade Livia to wear a wire to trap Sandra.
Series 5 Episode 3
3. Series 5 Episode 3
 
Unable to prove that Sandra, Tony, Manu and Orso were involved in a recent robbery, a frustrated Quilichini and Damiani decide to bring Orso's children, Pierre-Marie and Christelle, in for questioning
Series 5 Episode 2
2. Series 5 Episode 2
 
Sandra continues to protest her innocence to Carmen. Livia calls Quilichini and Damiani to the villa. Sandra decides to sell some of the clan's interests and settle into the small town of Loretto.
Series 5 Episode 1
1. Series 5 Episode 1
 
Convinced that Sandra is responsible for her father's death and determined to avenge him, Carmen makes Tony and Manu a lucrative but dangerous offer. Judge Ravanelli organises a murder reconstruction.
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Where to Watch Mafiosa
Mafiosa is available for streaming on the MHz Choice website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Mafiosa on demand at Amazon Prime and Hoopla.
  • Premiere Date
    December 12, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (676)