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Silent Action (1975)

La polizia accusa: il servizio segreto uccide (original title)
Starting the investigation of a murder mystery, a police man is to investigate dangerously top politicians and military. A chain of suicides takes its toll among the current and past ... See full summary »

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Inspector Giorgio Solmi
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District Attorney Mannino
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Maria
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Lt. Luigi Caprara
Paola Tedesco ...
Giuliana Raimondi aka la Tunisina
Franco Giornelli ...
Franz Schmidt
Gianfranco Barra ...
De Luca
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Remo Ortolani
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Martinetti
Claudio Nicastro ...
Prison Warden
Antonio Casale ...
Giovanni Andreassi - aka Massù
Giovanni Di Benedetto ...
General Stocchi (as Gianni De Benedetto)
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Captain Mario Sperli
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Chief of police
Carlo Gaddi ...
Massù's friend
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Starting the investigation of a murder mystery, a police man is to investigate dangerously top politicians and military. A chain of suicides takes its toll among the current and past leaders of Italy in a particularly difficult season for the Italian Democracy. Written by wxjuh

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I Giorni Contati
23 May 2010 | by See all my reviews

The only famous name in this Martino movie is Mel Ferrer and I guess he was just taking the money and running to invest it in one of his productions .Ferrer could not care less and he really seems to want to leave as soon as possible this muddled political-cum-thriller effort ,a genre that was so popular in Italy at the time .It did produce good works ("Cadaveri Eccellenti" (Rosi) or Elio Petri's "Indagine Su Un Cittadino Al Di Sopra Di Ogni Sospetto" ).Alas ,such is not the case here.

"La Polizia Accusa " (which became in France "The city accuses ") features a "meaningful" scene on a plane where the villain explains Hitler's "philosophy" (Mao's doctrine was the same ,we are told ) to the virtuous cop (played by Luc Merenda whose only claim to fame was his part in the "Chateauvallon" miniseries).


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