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The Bastard (1968)
"I bastardi" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  30 October 1968 (Italy)
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Jason and Adam are brothers who specialize in jewel heists. Jason is betrayed by Adam, who steals his girlfriend, and has him beaten and left for dead. A female doctor nurses him back to health, and he sets about planning his revenge.

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Martha
Giuliano Gemma ...
Jason
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Adam
Margaret Lee ...
Karen
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Barbara
Serge Marquand ...
Jimmy
Umberto Raho ...
Doctor
Carl Cik ...
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Detlef Uhle ...
T.V. Announcer
Hans Thorner ...
Policeman
Paola Natale ...
Dancer
Mirella Pamphili ...
Dancer
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Luis Barboo
Lorenzo Robledo
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Jason and Adam are brothers who specialize in jewel heists. Jason is betrayed by Adam, who steals his girlfriend, and has him beaten and left for dead. A female doctor nurses him back to health, and he sets about planning his revenge.

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Somebody Resurrect This Bastard
5 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's a bit difficult for me to give a final verdict on this movie since, despite the running time given by IMDb, I saw it by way of a crummy bootleg of an Asian TV broadcast that had been chopped down to about 67 minutes. Still, what remained was entertaining enough to keep me watching (and wondering what had been left out).

The Bastard is about a thief who's betrayed by his brother, crime boss Klaus Kinski, and has the tendons in his right hand cut. After that the movie is about the thief licking his wounds, enjoying some sexual healing, learning to shoot with his left hand, and planning his revenge. Then, in an odd and way-out-of-left-field plot device, a natural disaster intercedes and makes the ending feel like a cop-out.

It would be nice if somebody brought out a restored version so people could rediscover this one.


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