After a famous judge is brutally murdered in the Sicilian town of Trapani, four reluctant cops are assigned as “La Scorta,” a bodyguard team to shield the replacement magistrate from Mafia assassins. But soon, both the judge and his protectors find themselves dealing with daily threats of car bombs and ambushes. Meanwhile, personal conflicts and backroom betrayals jeopardize the team’s solidarity in this Italian thriller based on a true story.
Riccardo (Ricky) Tognazzi (b. 1 May 1955) is an Italian actor and film director. He has appeared in 50 films and television shows since 1963. His film The Escort was entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. In 1991, he won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 41st Berlin International Film Festival for his film Ultra.He is the son of film actor and director Ugo Tognazzi and the half-brother of actor Gianmarco Tognazzi and film director Maria Sole Tognazzi —Wikipedia