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Robert Clayton
Anna Cardini ...
The Girl
Alberto Farnese ...
Avv. Ferrante
Massimo Vanni ...
Leo Gullotta ...
Tarcisio Pollaroli - aka Er Fibbia
Bombolo ...
Franco 'Venticello' Bertarelli (as Franco Lechner)
Antonio De Leo ...
Milord
Marcello Martana ...
maresciallo Trentini
Roberto Alessandri ...
Aldo Proietti - aka Er Picchio
Marcello Verziera ...
The False Killer
Nazzareno Natale ...
Tassista (as Natale Nazzareno)
Giancarlo Badessi ...
Baruffaldi - the Atalanta supporter
Roberto Messina ...
Commissario Tozzi
Marco Tulli ...
Venticello's Accomplice (as Primo Marcotulli)
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A very pleasant, exhilarating B-movie
14 February 2005 | by (Milan, Italy) – See all my reviews

In Italy this is considered a B-movie. Anyway it is a sort of thriller, very rich in strange and funny characters, sometimes a little exaggerated. Dialogues are often based on Roman dialect which could be difficult to understand (sometimes it is even for Italians). Among conversations, there's a lot of gags, especially between two main characters, Nico Giraldi and Venticello, representing people coming from the same poor, post-war background. One of them is a policeman (Nico), the other one (Venticello) is a definitely unlucky, ignorant, little thief. Once were friends. In a way, they still are. The main soundtrack theme is obsessive and distressing, creating a suspense that's difficult to imagine. I saw this movie several times, but from time to time I like to watch it again, just for fun. A movie rich of rude dialogs and scenes that make you laugh even before any of the characters has the chance to speak. It could be considered a B-movie but I think that soon it will be re-evaluated.


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