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Un uomo in ginocchio (1979)

Nino, a regular working-class guy, finds that a hitman has been hired to kill him. He discovers that a wealthy woman has been kidnapped and that everyone who was involved in it is being ... See full summary »

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Nino Peralta
Eleonora Giorgi ...
Lucia Peralta
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Antonio Platamonte
Tano Cimarosa ...
Sebastiano Colicchia
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Vincenzo Fabbricante
Luciano Catenacci ...
Il commissario
Nello Pazzafini ...
Patranka (as Giovanni Pazzafini)
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il figlio di Peralta
Nazzareno Zamperla
Giovanni Giancono
Francesca De Mattia ...
(as Francesco De Mattia)
Armando Zappi
Francesco Tranchina
Rodolfo Bigotti ...
Il figlio di pentito
Gianpaolo Saccarola ...
Un malvivente (as Gampolo Saccarola)
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Nino, a regular working-class guy, finds that a hitman has been hired to kill him. He discovers that a wealthy woman has been kidnapped and that everyone who was involved in it is being killed off. However, Nino had nothing to do with the kidnapping and has to find out who has sent the killers and stop them before it's too late. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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13 April 1979 (Italy)  »

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A Man on His Knees  »

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bleak but never to be forgotten
7 March 2004 | by (wicklow,ireland) – See all my reviews

this is a damiano damini so youll expect a certian level of social realism and it does not disappoint. its a damming film about the stranglwhold of the mafia in palermo where this is set. See it,you wont be disapponited,but you will not feel better about life. This is not fantasy godfather stuff but the real hopeless raw variety. In a funny way its a hym to humanity. Palermo looks really awful and down at heel. wonderful score out of 10 a nine.


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