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

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  23 August 1973 (France)
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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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Italian censorship visa # 62913 delivered on 8-8-1973. See more »

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QUANDO MI DICI COSI'
Antonio Amurri (as A. Amurri) - Gianni Ferrio (as G. Ferrio)
Edizioni Curci - Milano
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irresistible
7 February 2014 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

Nothing original in the story here of mafia guys falling out, something going wrong and the wronged one seeking revenge. Directed with such slickness by Duccio Tessari, however, that it is a great watch. Great locations, including Copenhagen, Milan and Sicily even if the weather in the Northern cities looks so dismal. Interiors are also shot with fine Italian style, colourful fashionable furniture and lampshades, a fish tank, of course plus the essential bottles of J&B here and there. Alain Delon persuades with often no more than a glance and is ably supported by Richard Conti and others. Erika Blanc and Rosalba Neri regrettably have only the tiniest of roles but Carla Gravina (The Antichrist) is great - she spends half her screen time laying dishevelled and bloodied but scrubs up nicely for the last section and does well alongside Delon. Predictable, as I say, but still irresistible.


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