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Poliziotto sprint (1977)

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Marco Palma
Giancarlo Sbragia ...
Maresciallo Tagliaferri
Angelo Infanti ...
Jean-Paul Dossena / il Nizzardo
Lilli Carati ...
Francesca
Glauco Onorato ...
Pistone
Orazio Orlando ...
Silicato
Gaetano Balestrieri ...
(as Gaetano Balistreri)
Rosario Borelli ...
Maresciallo Bresciani - the car repairer
Tullio Casarino
Paolo Casella
Gabriele Domenichini ...
(as Vito Gabriele Domenighini)
Vittorio Fanfoni ...
Dossena's Man
Tom Felleghy ...
The Customer in the Car Showroom
Manfred Freyberger ...
Questore
Claudio Giorgi
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''Poliziotto Sprint' has become one of my all-time fave Massi/Merli collaborations'
23 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

After recently watching the above I can say with utter authority that 'Poliziotto Sprint' has become one of my all-time fave Massi/Merli collaborations. Contrary to a few Luke-warm reviews (not entirely sure if they were watching the same film as me) I found Merli's sans mustache speed drivin' copper to be entirely riveting creation, and the plentiful display of bravura stunt driving is second to none; all that and a sweet funky soundtrack by maestro Cipriani and I was left giddy with boys-own excitement and wondered why this marvelous actioner remains such a frustratingly obscure title. Personally all the Merli/Massi titles should be made available in pristine prints, as Massi was a superior craftsman and Maurizio Merli is the definition of Italian hard boiled cool. (He looks very dapper in his skinny-fit denim shirt and snug leather jacket)


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