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And God Said to Cain (1970)
"E Dio disse a Caino..." (original title)

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Gary Hamilton, innocently sentenced to ten years in prison is released. When he comes out he promises himself to seek revenge on the guilty.

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Peter Carsten ...
Acombar
Marcella Michelangeli ...
Maria
Guido Lollobrigida ...
Miguel Santamaria (as Lee Burton)
Antonio Cantafora ...
Dick Acombar
Giuliano Raffaelli ...
Doctor
Luciano Pigozzi ...
Francesco Santamaria (as Alan Collins)
Lucio De Santis
María Luisa Sala ...
Rosy
Joaquín Blanco
Giacomo Furia ...
Juanito
Furio Meniconi ...
Mike
Luigi Bonos ...
Joë (as Gigi Bonos)
Marco Morelli
Franco Gulà ...
Old guns dealer
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Gary Hamilton, innocently sentenced to ten years in prison is released. When he comes out he promises himself to seek revenge on the guilty.

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5 February 1970 (Italy)  »

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Rocks, Blood and Sand
Lyrics by Don Powell
Composed by Carlo Savina
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Hell To Pay : Klaus Kinski Is Back In Town
20 September 2009 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Pardoned and freed after serving ten years hard labor for a crime he did not commit, Klaus Kinski returns to his hometown for some well-deserved payback against the bigwig who framed him.

Overly talky at first, things pick up about a third of the way in, when Kinski blows into town ahead of a violent windstorm to wreak near biblical vengeance.

And God Said To Cain... is full of neat Gothic touches such as the howling wind, the dark secluded mansion, a ringing church bell, and the silent priest playing pipe organ. All the while, there's something akin to superstitious dread on the part of Kinski's nemesis and his hired guns as the silent Klaus hides and seeks his prey.

Director Antonio Margheretti made films in all genres of Italian exploitation films (horror, peplum, giallo, etc.) with mixed success. Not bad, this one lies somewhere in the middle.

This has a great opening theme song and a satisfying fiery climax.


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