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The Sicilian Girl is a 2009 Italian crime drama from director Marco Amenta. The movie is based on true events and tells the story of Mafia daughter Rita Atria (Veronica D'Agostino), a 17-year-old girl from the village of Balta who goes on to betray the Sicilian Mafia despite growing up surrounded by organized crime. In 1991, Rita's father and brother are killed in a gangland assignation. Rita is heartbroken and begins to keep a detailed journal of all the underground criminal activities she witnesses thereafter. On November 5th, Rita takes her diary to anti-Mafia investigative judge Borsellino (G''rard Jugnot) hoping to avenge the deaths of her father and brother by denouncing the Mafia system responsible for their murders. The Italian government offers Rita witness protection, but will this be enough to save her from the Sicilian Mafia who set out to carry out their own sordid justice on the young betrayer?