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High Crime (1973)

La polizia incrimina la legge assolve (original title)
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

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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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Release Date:

12 August 1973 (Italy)  »

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High Crime  »

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ESP 25,685,656 (Spain)
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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Contains "End of Part One" and "Part Two" title cards. See more »

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Featured in Laying Down the Law (2006) See more »

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Great polizia action
28 August 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

One of the best 1970s Italian police films out there. The great Franco Nero overacts like hell in some scenes and is excellent in others (also has a terrible wardrobe in this one!) but who cares, you cant beat a bit of Nero. Pretty violent ( the attack with bailing hooks at the dockyard stands out) and its quite well plotted. Brilliant car chase at the start and it's great to see the 60's / 70's Alpha's, Lancias etc in these films and its certainly part of the attraction with them.

The alternative title of 'Marseiile Connection' is obviously trying to cash in on the French Connection, but it isn't very similar and is more action orientated. Overall i would say a very satisfying and enjoyable film.


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