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The Assassin (1961)
"L'assassino" (original title)

 -  Crime | Thriller  -  August 1965 (USA)
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Nello Poletti
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Adalgisa De Matteis
Cristina Gaioni ...
Antonella Nogara
Salvo Randone ...
Commissario Palumbo
Andrea Checchi ...
Morello
Francesco Grandjacquet ...
Vecchio signore
Marco Mariani ...
Commissario Margiotta
Franco Ressel ...
Dottore Francesconi
Mac Ronay ...
Suicida
Toni Ucci ...
Toni
Max Cartier ...
Bruno
Bruno Scipioni
Giovanna Gagliardo ...
Rosetta
Liana Ferri
Carlo Egidi ...
Amico di Nello
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Come sinfonia
By Pino Donaggio
Sung by Mina
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My brief review of the film
16 April 2005 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

A slow moving although artistic triumph in most aspects, the cinematography is excellent and the background music is not only appropriate but also essential in establishing the mood and atmosphere of the film. In terms of plot, it is rather interesting as a story of feelings of guilt and police interrogation, yet in seems a little short in plot substance, as at times the material really drags. The melding of flashbacks could also be improved on, as it is hard to distinguish between thoughts, memories and reality. However, the overall experience is excellent and the factors I've mention do not severely affect it, but it is not nearly perfect as a film.


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