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24 February 1979 (Sweden) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Flavio Bucci ... Sociologo

Aurore Clément ... Giovane signora
Tony Kendall ... Roberto Vinci
Ettore Manni ... Questore
Brizio Montinaro ... Commissario
Loris Bazzocchi ... Agente in borghese
Giuliano Gemma ... Il pistolero
William Berger ... 2e pistolero
Alfredo Pea ... Garzone
Gabriele Tozzi ... Controllore
Angela Serraino ... La blonde
Elisabetta Virgili ... Adolescente
Maria Pia Attanasio ... Veccia signora (as Pia Attanasio)
Micaela Pignatelli ... Accompagnatrice
Laura D'Angelo ... La maschera al cinema
Agla Marsili ... Cassiera al cinema
Franco Mazzieri ... Barista
Enzo Spitaleri
Attilio Duse ... Direttore del cinema
Annabella Andreoli
Mattia Sbragia ... Adolescente
Antonio Bonifacio
Luciano Rossi ... Assistente proiezionista
Luigi Uzzo
Franco Balducci ... Aldo Capocci
Sergio Doria ... Giovane signore
Guerrino Crivello ... Piccoletto
Mario Cecchi ... Uomo in grigio
Marzio Honorato ... Regista (as Marzio Onorato)
Giovanni Di Benedetto ... Nonno
Gino Usai ... Poliziotto
Umberto Gradi
Gianni Ottaviani ... Magistrato
Michela Martini
Dina Sassoli ... Padrona Pensione
Luciano Catenacci ... Vice Questore
Pino Lorin ... Giornalista
Renata Ranieri ... Giornalista
Conchita Airoldi ... Giornalista
Gennarino Pappagalli ... Colonel Luciferi
Giorgio Cerioni
Bruno Di Geronimo ... Productore
Irene Bignardi
Paolo Passanisi
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alessandro Tedeschi ... Old man at the movies (uncredited)

Directed by
Giuliano Montaldo 
Writing credits
Nicola Badalucco (story) &
Mario Gallo (story)

Nicola Badalucco  screenplay and
Mario Gallo  screenplay collaboration &
Giuliano Montaldo  screenplay collaboration

Produced by
Mario Gallo .... producer
Enzo Giulioli .... producer
Original Music by
Egisto Macchi 
Cinematography by
Giuseppe Pinori 
Film Editing by
Olga Pedrini 
Production Design by
Giorgio Luppi 
Costume Design by
Enrico Sabbatini 
Makeup Department
Cesare Paciotti .... makeup artist
Production Management
Enzo Giulioli .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Angelo Trombetta .... assistant director
Sound Department
Franco Borni .... sound
Adriano Taloni .... sound mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Luigi Bernardini .... assistant camera
Ennio Di Stefano .... chief electrician
Roberto Lombardi .... camera operator (as Roberto Lombardi Dallamano)
Giancarlo Serravalli .... key grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lamberta Baldacci .... sewer
Music Department
Giacomo Scomegna .... musical director
Other crew
Gilda Atella .... continuity
Lorenzo Ciccorelli .... assistant dubbing
Adriano Di Lorenzo .... assistant unit manager
Bruno Ricci .... production secretary

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Also Known As:
"Circuito chiuso" - Italy (original title)
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88 min | Portugal:110 min
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Rare Italian thriller not many have seen, 10 June 2011
Author: dimchris2 from Athens Greece

The movie is inside a cinema screen when a group of people arrive to watch a movie. Suddenly when a shot is heard from the movie someone is shot for real inside the cinema and the police arrives to investigate the murder. Who killed him and who is the killer ...?

The police asks everyone to sit in their same positions as before and try to watch the movie again but when the gunshot is heard from in-the movie for the second time another person is shot for real ! this makes things more complicated for the police as there is no motive or suspects or evidence of gun found !!

The ending is what you don't expect ! A must seen movie I saw from a very old video tape copy a friend gave me ! don't miss it !

In Greece this movie was released as "Eglima choris dolofono" translated as "Crime with no killer" .

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