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A cavallo della tigre (1961)

An inept thief wants to escape prison and return to his family, but two of his prison mates also want out.

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Giacinto Rossi
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Mario Tagliabue
Valeria Moriconi ...
Ileana Rossi
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Papaleo
Raymond Bussières ...
Il Sorcio
Luciana Buzzanca ...
Olga
Ferruccio De Ceresa ...
Coppola
Vincenzo Fortunati
Ferdinando Gerra
Franco Giacobini ...
Medico del carcere
Franco Moruzzi ...
(as Franco Morici)
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Giacinto Rossi è detenuto per simulazione di reato. Un giorno è trasferito in una cella dove altri tre detenuti stanno preparando un tentativo di evasione. Dovendo scontare solo pochi mesi di carcere, non vorrebbe essere coinvolto, ma è costretto dai compagni di cella a seguirli. La fuga riesce e, dopo rocambolesche vicende, Giacinto si rifugia con uno degli evasori su di una nave in demolizione. Vorrebbero emigrare clandestinamente, ma sono senza quattrini. Così Giacinto raggiunge la moglie che convive con un altro uomo, e da questo viene convinto che l'unica cosa da fare è ritornare in prigione. Inoltre, in questo modo, il nuovo convivente della donna intascherebbe la taglia di due milioni che pende sul capo dei due. Alla fine, gli evasi sono arrestati. Written by rosebud6

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20 December 1961 (Italy)  »

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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 36240 delivered on 13-12-1961. See more »

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Remade as Jailbreak (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Tiriralla di N.N.
By Agenore Incrocci, Furio Scarpelli and Piero Umiliani
Performed by Nini Rosso
Courtesy of Titanus
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