The movie show “La Storia bandita” represents in a modern key the social, cultural and historical dimension of the rural civilization of one of the most controversial and most significant pages in the history of Basilicata: brigandage. The plot is narrated through the reasons and the stories of the defeated ones. The story is that of Basilicata and Southern Italy between 1799 and 1861, and it’s told without grudges, to discover the Lucanian rural world and its unmistakable roots.