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The Violent Four (1968)
"Banditi a Milano" (original title)

M  -  Crime | Drama  -  29 March 1968 (Italy)
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A detective is assigned to head a manhunt for four violent bank robbers.

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Piero Cavallero
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Commissario Basevi
Margaret Lee ...
Prostitute
Don Backy ...
Sante Notarnicola
Ezio Sancrotti ...
Adriano Rovoletto 'Bartolini'
Ray Lovelock ...
Donato 'Tuccio' Lopez
Piero Mazzarella ...
Piva
Laura Solari ...
Tuccio's Mother
Pietro Martellanza ...
The Protector (as Peter Martell)
Carla Gravina ...
Anna
Luigi Rossetti ...
Robber
María Rosa Sclauzero ...
Piero's Secretary
Ida Meda ...
Moglie di Piero
'Bang Bang' Toto Ruta ...
Club Hitman
Evi Rossi Scotti
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A detective is assigned to head a manhunt for four violent bank robbers.

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THE BANK BANDITS...GUNNING A CITY TO ITS KNEES(original USA poster-all caps) See more »

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A Thinking Person's Poliziottesco
14 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Viewers expecting conventional gangster shenanigans may find themselves bewildered by this frenetic, postmodern, documentary-styled study of four bank robbers terrorizing Milan. Graced with wit, wild violence, flashes of pop art sensibility, and wonderful music from Riz Ortolani, Bandits in Milan is a unique experience within the crime genre.

Scene-eating star Gian Maria Volonte puts in a high energy madman performance as the leader of the gang of bandits, grinning and simpering megalomaniacally throughout (and particularly evil-sounding in the German-dubbed version, Die Banditen von Mailand). A young and innocent-looking Ray Lovelock (billed as "Raymond") also appears to good effect, as does low-key Tomas Milian as the ironic police commissioner.

Artful and briskly paced, Bandits in Milan is a lot to absorb (particularly if, like me, you're reading subtitles) and merits multiple viewings. Devotees of art films and action alike are advised to give it at least one shot.


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