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A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian ... See full summary »

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Inspector Amerigo Rogas
Tino Carraro ...
Chief of Police
Marcel Bozzuffi ...
The lazy
Paolo Bonacelli ...
Dr. Maxia
Alain Cuny ...
Judge Rasto
Maria Carta ...
Madame Cres
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Cusan
Tina Aumont ...
The prostitute
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Police commisary
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Galano
Anna Proclemer ...
Nocio's wife
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Security Minister
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Supreme Court's president
Charles Vanel ...
Procurator Varga
Carlo Tamberlani ...
Archbishop
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A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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It was an unusual investigation, undoubtedly they were - "unusual bodies" [Theatrical Australia]


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12 February 1976 (Italy)  »

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Written and performed by Astor Piazzolla
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a candidate for best film opening ever
9 November 2013 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

Made in between, Lucky Luciano and the much acclaimed Christ Stopped at Eboli, this is a fabulous, very impressive tale of the power of corruption and paranoia. The wonderful Lino Ventura is spot on as the laconic detective investigating, first the assassination of judges and then to what lies behind. Not everyone is so keen, of course, and as the plot thickens we begin to join up the dots that represent, the church, the judiciary, the mafia and the government. Maybe its all the fault of the hippies and students or maybe the corrupted officials will inadvertently fan that flame. Measured, beautifully photographed and never too explicit, we journey with mr Ventura and just hope he is on the right track. Fantastic opening with long corridor and religious artefacts and mummies that wouldn't look amiss in a Luis Bunuel film leading us to the first brutal killing. Surely a candidate for best film opening ever.


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