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The Warning (1980)

L'avvertimento (original title)
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Giuliano Gemma ...
Commissario Antonio Baresi
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Questore Martorana
Laura Trotter ...
Silvia Lagana
Giancarlo Zanetti ...
Brizzi
Guido Leontini ...
Gianfranco Puma
Marcello Mandò
Franco Odoardi ...
Commissario capo Vincenzo Lagana
Deddi Savagnone
John Karlsen ...
Ferdinando Violante
Julian Jenkins ...
Lopez
Ennio Antonelli
Geoffrey Copleston ...
Procuratore Vesce
Giordano Falzoni
Giulia Fossà
Vincent Gentile ...
Ludovico Vella
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A Serious and Reflexive Movie!
4 April 2001 | by (Brasilia, Brazil) – See all my reviews

This is a serious and reflexive movie about corruption in the Italian police and the influence of politics in the realm of the organized crime. Gemma and Balsan made a good pair and the story is very plausible, really down into the reality. Maybe the screenplay could be a little less complicated and Damiani's directional pace just a little less frantic because, sometimes, the viewer feels lost. But that's a good entry and really worth a look. I give a six(6) to this one.


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