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The Salamander (1981)

 -  Thriller  -  23 May 1983 (USA)
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An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect... See full summary »

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Bruno Manzini
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Captain Steffanelli
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Lili Anders
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Prince Baldasar, the Director of Counterintelligence
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Major Carl Malinowski, USMC
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Captain Roditi
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Elena Leporello
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General Leporello
Renzo Palmer ...
Carabinieri Major Giorgione
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Princess Faubiani
Marino Masé ...
Captain Rigoli
Jacques Herlin ...
Woodpecker
Fortunato Arena ...
General Pantaleone
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An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the government. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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good intentions
18 January 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

it was one of favorite films of my childhood. today, it is only a promise. large, noble, interesting but prisoner of good intentions. the impressive torture scene, Franco Nero as Prince Charming, presence of Claudia Cardinale are little sparkles of a work without axis. sure, a thriller not must be a masterpiece but in this case it is a lost seed of fantastic tree. because story is fragile and almost boring. because central impression is to be at a great lunch without forks and knifes. and the script may be only improvisation . sure, it may be a cruel verdict. but after years, only gloomy memories about a nice film saves this movie.is it enough ? may be. in a little measure.


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