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The Rebel (1980)
"Poliziotto, solitudine e rabbia" (original title)

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Complete credited cast:
Maurizio Merli ...
Nick Rossi
Jutta Speidel ...
Vivien
Arthur Brauss ...
Klaus Beitz
Francisco Rabal ...
Tony
Jochen Schröder
Jako Benz
Max Giese
Buddy Elias
Peter Hick
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ...
(as Richard Raymond)
Benito Pacifico
Maurizio Ferrara
Bobby Rhodes ...
Jamaica
Reinhard Kolldehoff ...
Stoll
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Groovy Italian-German mafia action
22 April 2004 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

"Poliziotti solitudine e rabbia" or "Ein Mann namens Venedig" (A Man called Venice), as it was called in Germany, is an Italian-German crime drama co-production from 1979, filmed mainly in the snowy winter of bleak West-Berlin. Italian cop Nick, played by gangster movie veteran Maurizio Merli, goes to Berlin to find the head of an International European blackmailing gang who has murdered several people. He investigates undercover as a contract killer for the gangsters, but of course becomes immediately the target of his enemies and has to fight hard to save his life...

The plot is not really new, but it really work well here. The pacing is good, there are some thrilling moments as well as good car chases, fighting and shooting scenes, and the film shows a lot of the isolated situation and dark atmosphere of Iron Wall Berlin of the seventies.

The cast is fine, too, with Merli being a very good Franco Nero lookalike, combining the sarcastic humor of Terence Hill with the hard avenging edge of Clint Eastwood and Sean Connery. German actors Jutta Speidel and Arthur Brauss have some supporting roles. There's a nice and groovy disco synthesizer jazz funk score, and the director continued doing all kinds of Italian b-movies until his death in March, 2004. A well-made and entertaining "spaghetti mafia movie"!


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