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A Sky Full of Stars for a Roof (1968)

...e per tetto un cielo di stelle (original title)

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(as Giulio Petrony)

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(story), (story) (as Francesco Martino) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Giuliano Gemma ...
Mario Adorf ...
Harry
Magda Konopka ...
Federico Boido ...
Roger Pratt (as Rick Boyd)
Cris Huerta ...
Fat man in stagecoach (as Chris Huerta)
Julie Menard ...
Sirene / Donna
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Samuel Pratt (as Anthony M. Dawson)
Sandro Dori ...
Sirene's husband
Franco Balducci ...
Brent
Peter Branco
Franco Lantieri
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia ...
(as Ivan Scratuglia)
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Paolo Magalotti ...
Pratt's henchman (as Piero Magalotti)
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30 August 1968 (West Germany)  »

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Okay Character-Driven Spaghetti Western
24 May 2011 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Mario Adorf hunts down con-man Giuliano Gemma, who swindled him out of six-hundred dollars worth of gold, only to partner up with him for a series of crooked money-making schemes and a few encounters with a psychotic gunman from Gemma's past.

This lightly comedic western is likable enough, though a little too loosely plotted. After awhile, one begins to wonder what exactly is the the point of all the duo's hijinks. However, the climax is definitely worth hanging around for.

The entire film hangs solely on the charisma of it's two stars, who don't disappoint. The score by Ennio Morricone is pretty good too.


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