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Life Is Beautiful (1979)
"La vita è bella" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  21 December 1979 (Italy)
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Antonio Murillo
Otar Koberidze
Regimantas Adomaitis
Juozas Budraitis
Enzo Fiermonte
Stefano Madia
Yevgeni Lebedev
Stanislav Chekan
Feliks Yavorsky
Nikolai Dupak
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A Classic 70's Itallian Thriller!!
7 June 2006 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

I can't believe how overlooked this movie is, it's one of the best of the Itallian 'Poliziotti' crime thrillers of the 70's. Starring the always fantastic Giancarlo Giannini and the absolutely gorgeous Ornella Muti it ranks alongside the likes of 'High Crime (1973)'.

OVERVIEW - Wrongly accused of conspiracy against the state, a man is arrested, imprisoned and separated from his lover, beaten by the authorities for failure to collaborate, and threatened by the resistance, who believe him to be a government spy.

This movie is probably so overlooked due to the fact it's so hard to find, but there is a very rare DVD release in the UK under the title 'Betrayed' I would recommend fans of this type of movie to hunt it out...10/10


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