Η ταινία είναι βασισμένη στο ομώνυμο βιβλίο του Giuseppe D’Avanzo και του Attilio Bolzoni και παρουσιάζει τη ζωή του Salvatore Riina («Toto u Curtu»), ενός μαφιόζου του Corleone,στη Σικελία.
Il Capo dei Capi is a six-part Italian miniseries which debuted on Canale 5 between October and November 2007. It tells the story of Salvatore Riina, alias Totò u Curtu, a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily. Riina is played by Palermo-born actor, Claudio Gioè, and the series was directed by Alexis Sweet and Enzo Monteleone. The film is inspired from the eponymous book-inquiry of Giuseppe D’Avanzo and Attilio Bolzoni. The series was broadcast in the UK in Spring 2013 on the Sky Arts channel, retitled Corleone and split into 12 one-hour episodes.