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No Way Out (1973)
"Big Guns - Tony Arzenta" (original title)

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A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tony Arzenta
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Nick Gusto
Carla Gravina ...
Sandra
Marc Porel ...
Domenico Maggio
Roger Hanin ...
Carré
Nicoletta Machiavelli ...
Anna - wife of Tony
Guido Alberti ...
Don Mariano
Lino Troisi ...
Rocco Cutitta
Silvano Tranquilli ...
Montani - the Interpol officer
Corrado Gaipa ...
Arzenta's Father
Erika Blanc ...
The Prostitute as a decoy
Rosalba Neri ...
Cutitta's Wife
Carla Calò ...
Arzenta's Mother
Ettore Manni ...
Gesmundo - the sauna owner
Francesco Bonetti
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A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

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By mistake they killed his wife and child - THAT was a hell of a mistake!


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23 August 1973 (France)  »

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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 62913 delivered on 8-8-1973. See more »

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Referenced in School of the Holy Beast (1974) See more »

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VORREI CHE FOSSE AMORE
Antonio Amurri (as A. Amurri) - Bruno Canfora (as B. Canfora)
Edizioni Curci - Milano
Disco PDU - PA 1012
canta Mina
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an electrifying torrent of cinematic savvy!
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'Tony Arzenta' is a truly absorbing euro-crime from expert genre director Duccio 'Puzzle' Tessari. Not too sure why this cracking yarn doesn't get mentioned in the same bated breath as 'High Crime', 'Violent Professionals', or 'Violent Rome' as it is clearly on par with them, and in some specific area's it actually usurps them. Having the ice-cool, Gallic master of understatement, Alain Delon as your vengeful hit man is a casting godsend, and as our idiosyncratic, enigmatic arbiter of righteous retribution makes it nigh on impossible to take your eyes away from his blazing a balletic trail of brutal revenge deep into the swollen underbelly of the Cosa Nostra. I readily admit that the premise of a hit man wishing to break free from their nefarious clutches is a well-thumbed conceit; but when said coda is interpreted by the likes of Delon/Tessari and propelled by a lively, infectious score from the woefully underrated, Gianni Ferrio, any hint of formula is quashed beneath an electrifying torrent of cinematic savvy.


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