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La polizia incrimina la legge assolve (1973)

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An Italian police inspector matches wits with a powerful European drug ring. As he comes closer to the top of the underworld organization, his odds of survival decrease.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Commissioner Aldo Scavino
Delia Boccardo ...
Mirella
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Cafiero
Duilio Del Prete ...
Umberto Griva
Silvano Tranquilli ...
Franco Griva
Ely Galleani ...
Chicca
Daniel Martín ...
Rico
Paul Costello ...
Cammarano
Luigi Diberti ...
Belli's Assistant
Mario Erpichini ...
Rivalta
Zoe Incrocci ...
Scavino's Wife
Bruno Corazzari ...
Scavino's Assassin
Massimo Vanni ...
Killer
Joaquín Solís ...
Tony, Cafiero's Servant
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An Italian police inspector matches wits with a powerful European drug ring. As he comes closer to the top of the underworld organization, his odds of survival decrease.

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12 August 1973 (Italy)  »

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ESP 25,685,656 (Spain)
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Not much time for romance and just the briefest nudity
19 February 2006 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

Fast paced, violent and innovative crime thriller with director Castellari and star, Franco Nero on top form. This becomes a little complicated in the middle when there is some jockeying for position between baddies but it finishes well and that start! The great cinematography is evident from the beginning of the credits when from behind the titles we see the gradually enlarging exit to a shipping tunnel. As soon as we dock the chase is on as the suspected drug dealer is chased around the streets by good cop Nero. And what a chase, now I'm no great fan of such things that can in my opinion be overused as padding, but here is a real thrill, and so it goes on for much of the film. Not much time for romance and just the briefest nudity before we are back on the hectic and all consuming search for Mr Big. Lots of references to corruption, communism and general unrest all add to the atmosphere. Have only had the chance to see this dubbed so a subtitled print would be good to see some time.


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