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Forgotten Pistolero (1969)

Il pistolero dell'Ave Maria (original title)
Mann is a gunman informed by a childhood friend that his father was murdered years earlier by his mother and her lover. To make matters worse, Mann's sister, who is in love with his friend,... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonard Mann ...
Sebastian Carrasco
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Anna Carrasco
Pietro Martellanza ...
Rafael Garcia (as Peter Martell)
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Tomas
Pilar Velázquez ...
Isabella Carrasco (as Pilar Velazquez)
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General Juan Carrasco (as José Suarez)
Piero Lulli ...
Francisco
José Manuel Martín ...
Miguel
Luciano Rossi ...
Juanito
Barbara Nelli ...
Conchita (as Barbara Nelly)
Mirella Pamphili ...
Inez (as Mirella Pompili)
Franco Pesce ...
Tequila, the Bartender
Franco Gulà ...
Preacher (as Francesco Gula)
Nicola Solari
Silvana Bacci ...
Maria, la 'Bruja'
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Mann is a gunman informed by a childhood friend that his father was murdered years earlier by his mother and her lover. To make matters worse, Mann's sister, who is in love with his friend, is held under the thumb of his murderous mom. The two gunmen ride off to have a reckoning with her. Written by Anonymous

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Italian Family Vendetta
20 February 2005 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Ferdinando Baldo needs only 85 minutes to deliver a family drama of high complexity. Rafael hates Anna Carrasco because she didn't permit him to marry her daughter. To accomplish his revenge he searches for Anna's son Sebastian who wants to avenge the murder of his father who was actually murdered by Anna. Anna back then was helped by her lover whom she replaced already by another men. I will not continue any further, I hope you've got an entry into the muddled plot. Unfortunately this isn't a Western plot which means that genre fans will be rather disappointed. Fans of serious drama will be disappointed by the high pace which never permits to get any deeper into the characters. Anna's daughter Conchita says: "I will not leave the town as long as the murderers of my father still live here". Well, I would always prefer not to live together with murderers but that quantity of logic is missing. The story as it is told often rises more questions than it answers. Acting is as good as the weak script permits, the women are really handsome. Sets and locations give the impression of being in Southern Spain and not in the American West most of the time.

The high quality German DVD is a real bargain and has an English soundtrack.

5 / 10 (**)


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