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Release Date:
28 September 1967 (Italy) See more »
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Tagline:
These men are in... for the crime of their lives. See more »
Plot:
After retirement, Professor James Anders presents criminal Mark Milford an elaborate plan to rob a diamond... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Rio de Janeiro in the 1960s. See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Janet Leigh ... Mary Ann
Robert Hoffmann ... Jean-Paul Audry

Klaus Kinski ... Erich Weiss
Riccardo Cucciolla ... Agostino Rossi
George Rigaud ... Gregg

Adolfo Celi ... Mark Milford

Edward G. Robinson ... Prof. James Anders
Jussara ... Stetuaka
Miguel del Castillo ... Manager
Luciana Angiolillo
Valentino Macchi ... (credit only)
Anny Degli Uberti
Aldo Bonamano
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fulvio Mingozzi ... Milford's Thug (uncredited)

Directed by
Giuliano Montaldo 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paolo Bianchini  story
Augusto Caminito  story
Marcello Coscia 
José Antonio de la Loma 
Marcello Fondato 
Mino Roli  screenplay
Mino Roli  story

Produced by
Arrigo Colombo .... producer (as Harry Colombo)
Zeljko Kunkera .... producer
Giorgio Papi .... producer (as George Papi)
 
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
 
Cinematography by
Antonio Macasoli 
 
Film Editing by
Nino Baragli 
 
Art Direction by
Alberto Boccianti 
 
Costume Design by
Giorgio Desideri 
 
Makeup Department
Adrián Jaramillo .... makeup artist: Spain
Mario Van Riel .... makeup artist
Luciano Vito .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Raul Araujo .... unit manager: Rio De Janeiro
Franco Cuccu .... assistant unit manager
Massimo Dallamano .... production manager
Roberto Machado .... production manager: Rio De Janeiro
Jose Malla .... assistant unit manager: Spain
Genis Rodriquez .... unit manager: Spain
Valentín Sallent .... production manager: Spain
Franco Serino .... production manager
Lucio Trentini .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
María José Bassi .... assistant director: New York
Federico Canudas .... assistant director: Spain
Carlos Do Conto .... assistant director (as Carlos Luiz Conto)
Mauro Sacripanti .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Giorgio Pes .... set dresser
Juan Alberto Soler .... art director: Spain
Roberto Velocchio .... assistant art director: London
 
Sound Department
Alvaro Orsini .... boom operator
Umberto Picistrelli .... sound engineer
 
Special Effects by
Armando Grilli .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Carlo Fiore .... camera operator
Giuseppe Gatti .... assistant camera
Ricardo Gonzáles .... camera operator
Alberto Marrama .... assistant camera
Santiago Rodríguez .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Enrique Garriga .... costume designer: Spain
 
Editorial Department
Ilse Petersen .... assistant editor
Elvira Tonini .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Sergio Bardotti .... composer: songs "Vai via malincolia" and "Tu"
Ennio Morricone .... composer: songs "Vai via malincolia" and "Tu"
Bruno Nicolai .... conductor
 
Other crew
Almeidinha .... carnival sequence consultant
Lewis E. Ciannelli .... dialogue supervisor
Massimo Dallamano .... general administrator
Hilde Petermann .... production secretary
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ad ogni costo" - Italy (original title)
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Runtime:
121 min | Spain:114 min
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:

Did You Know?

Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When Professor Anders is reading the labels on the card index in Milford's office, he says "......tipsters, unions, uranium, Vatican....". The names on the files are clearly visible and there is no file labelled 'unions'.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Vibrations (1968)See more »
Soundtrack:
Go Away MelancholySee more »

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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Rio de Janeiro in the 1960s., 4 November 2006
Author: sborges from Zimborel!

Been spreading the word around the neighborhood about this forgotten cultural curiosity like a virus! The amount of clichés and stereotypes in this piece make the entire thing hilarious and a good deal of fun to watch. Rio becomes this absolutely exotic venue, with non-stop carnivals and pageants, strange folk a galore and people who go by the name of "Stetuaka" (?!?!) - believe me, I have been born, raised and lived a good part of my life in Rio and have never, ever known anyone by the name of Stetuaka (played simply by one "Jussara" - may the Almighty bless her whoever she is!). But, and this is the main point of interest and solely for this I give it a ten, there are some exceptional external takes that give us a very good glimpse of Rio de Janeiro when it was still a breathtaking city and an incredible place to live (and not the violent, crime-infested & decadent urban disaster it is today) - excellent shots from the pre-expansion Copacabana Beach, Downtown, the Pavãozinho Slum and, most amazingly, a still pristine Barra da Tijuca, a very far cry from the horrendous scenario it has now become. For those of us, who live here or know Rio, a very nostalgic piece, not to be missed. Oh, yes, almost forgot...there's also some sort of a loosely built plot, about a heist around a handful of diamonds, but that's really secondary, of nil interest.

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