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How to Kill a Judge (1975)

Perché si uccide un magistrato (original title)
The latest success by film-maker Giacomo Solaris is a crime thriller about a judge who gets too friendly with the Mafia and is murdered. A resentful Sicilian magistrate orders the film ... See full summary »

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Giacomo Solaris
Françoise Fabian ...
Antonia Traini
Pierluigi Aprà ...
Giudice De Fornari
Giancarlo Badessi ...
Onorevole Derrasi
Ennio Balbo ...
Il giudice istruttore
Luciano Catenacci ...
Avvocato Meloria
Giorgio Cerioni ...
Dottor Valgardeni
Tano Cimarosa ...
Tano Barra - l'assistente di parcheggio
Mico Cundari ...
L'editore di 'Sicilia Notte'
Eva Czemerys ...
Sibilla - Amente di Solaris (as Eva Cemerys)
Enrico DiMarco ...
Il giornalista con gli occhiali (as Enrico Di Marco Proietti)
Claudio Gora ...
L'attore che interpreta il giudice nel film Solaris
Marco Guglielmi ...
Procuratore Alberto Traini-Luis
Salvatore Moscardini ...
Toruzzo - Autista di Solaris (as Salvatore Moscadini)
Claudio Nicastro ...
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The latest success by film-maker Giacomo Solaris is a crime thriller about a judge who gets too friendly with the Mafia and is murdered. A resentful Sicilian magistrate orders the film seized, but then he winds up dead, in a fashion just like that in Solaris's movie. Solaris realizes that corrupt political forces are pulling strings, for his friends begin to die in grisly ways. Will he learn the truth about the murder of the judge in time? Written by Fiona Kelleghan <fkelleghan@aol.com>

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5 February 1975 (Italy)  »

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Der Terror führt Regie  »

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Where is the truth?
4 March 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

During the 70s several films related to life in Sicily and Mafia's misdoing were made, most of them starred by Franco Nero. Probably this was the best acting period for Nero. The present film is a bit different from the others, its plot is original and I found it quite interesting. Giacomo Solaris (Nero) is a film-maker very much interested in all Mafia's deals. As a result of his work he came to some conclusions and assertions with a film he made regarding a Sicilian magistrate, and from here the plot starts and you will follow it in a labyrinth of issues. The film is also interesting because it shows the differences of the people speaking Italian from the North with the Sicilian population. For example, Nero pronounces Italian well while the Sicilians have a particular accent due to the influence of their local dialect. It also reflects well the environment in Sicilian towns. May be a modest film compared to others but good to see it.


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