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The Police Commissioner (1962)
"Il commissario" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  21 April 1962 (Italy)
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Popular Italian comic Alberto Sordi does an excellent job of creating a bumbling yet effective police inspector by the unlikely name of Dante Lombardozzi, in this entertaining comedy-murder mystery by director Luigi Comencini.

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Dante Lombardozzi
Alessandro Cutolo ...
Chief Detective
Franca Tamantini ...
Marisa
Alfredo Leggi ...
Proietti
Angela Portaluri ...
Irma
Mino Doro ...
Col. Di Pietro
Franco Scandurra ...
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Andrea De Pino ...
Marshal Polidori
Alberto Vecchietti ...
Zecca
Ennio Balbo
Giuseppe Fazio ...
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Gastone Renzelli
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Popular Italian comic Alberto Sordi does an excellent job of creating a bumbling yet effective police inspector by the unlikely name of Dante Lombardozzi, in this entertaining comedy-murder mystery by director Luigi Comencini.

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well acted sweet and sour comedy: smiles are never cheap
24 August 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Well acted and well scripted sweet and sour comedy: smiles are never cheap in this story of a police detective (Alberto Sordi) struggling against a murder cover-up in Rome. Sordi is the perfect man to deliver his unique blend of dark humor and social awareness. The ending is true to the movie's intentions and it won't disappoint anyone. Director Comencini also deserves praise for his discreet and clean style.


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