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The Violent Four (1968)

Banditi a Milano (original title)
A detective is assigned to head a manhunt for four violent bank robbers.

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Pietro '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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Crime | Drama

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29 March 1968 (Italy)  »

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Los bandidos de Milán  »

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Natural Born Killers 30 years earlier
9 December 2008 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Inspired by some shocking criminal events of the time, this is a great and very ingenious piece of cinematography. Shot between a crime flick and a documentary it is extraordinary to see how long before Oliver Stone made his movie this one already had it all: the craziness, the character's excessive performances, the mix of footages (documentary, news, acting), the gratuitous violence... If in the 60's Italy produced some of the most important masterpieces, in the 70's Italy became extraordinarily experimental producing some incredible innovative movies and movie genres (the poliziottesco, Damiani's mafia movies, Argento's gialli, Bava's horrors, the soft porn comedies, Rosi's movie-inchiesta, to name the more famous) This movie has not dated and is still to be recommended to anyone interested in experimental movie-making. A tribute should be dedicated to that supreme actor named Gian Maria Volonte' here in top form.


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