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Checkmate To The King (Scacco al Re)
- Checkmate the King is a documentary that retraces the moments that led to the 2006 capture of Bernardo Provenzano, leader of the Italian mafia, Cosa Nostra.
- Bernardo Provenzano earned the nickname, “Binnie the tractor” for mowing down his enemies. As well as, “The Accountant” for the extremely subtle and low-key approach he used to run his extensive criminal empire.