Il Libanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. Alongside his accomplices Dandi and Freddo, Il Libanese assembles a ruthless and highly organized gang of criminals who will, he hopes, achieve unprecedented control of the city. Over the course of twenty-five years, from the 70’s to the 90’s, the gang’s evolution will become entangled with the dark history of modern Italy.
Three childhood friends—Il Libanese, Dandi, and Freddo—make plans to take over Rome by getting involved in organized crime. As their power grows, police inspector Nicola Scialoja struggles to reign in their schemes, his efforts all the while hamstrung by his own co...
Il Libanese leads his associates on a brutal campaign to wipe out their rivals in Rome. An alliance with the Sicilian mafia leads to the gang’s entanglement in a terrorist plot to kidnap one of Italy's most senior politicians.
The nephew of the gang's former associate Puma is murdered, and Il Libanese grows increasingly paranoid when he learns that members of his group have been operating a racket and selling drugs without his consent.