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A Sky Full of Stars for a Roof (1968)

E per tetto un cielo di stelle (original title)
Two drifters meet and soon become travelling companions. But one of them, Tim (Gemma), is being chased by a crazed killer and his band of gunmen to settle an old score. The two (Adore being... See full summary »

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Federico Boido ...
Roger Pratt (as Rick Boyd)
Cris Huerta ...
Fat man in stagecoach (as Chris Huerta)
Julie Menard ...
Sirene / Donna
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Sandro Dori ...
Sirene's husband
Franco Balducci ...
Brent
Paul Branco
Franco Lantieri ...
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Paolo Magalotti ...
Pratt's henchman (as Piero Magalotti)
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Two drifters meet and soon become travelling companions. But one of them, Tim (Gemma), is being chased by a crazed killer and his band of gunmen to settle an old score. The two (Adore being the other) are chased through the west, encountering scrape after scrape until the killers catch up and the score is settled for good.

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30 August 1968 (West Germany)  »

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fun, well-made spaghetti western
30 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a spaghetti western that is genuinely funny, but it also has its share of serious action which keeps it from being just another run-of-the-mill light-weight comedy.

Adorf and Gemma are great as the protagonists of this film, and I find them much more believable than Terence Hill and Bud Spencer. Federico Boido and Anthony Dawson are even better as the over-the-top father-and-son villains who are hunting for Gemma. They are very entertaining to watch. Boido's character is especially funny, and both are marvelously ruthless. The showdown at the end of the film is classic.

The music score by Ennio Morricone is great, as always, even though its far from being one of his best.

This is definitely a movie worth watching, especially for Euro-western fans.


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