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Nicola Fanelli
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Alberto
Omero Antonutti ...
Enrico
Claudio Cassinelli ...
Commissario
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Stella
Cristina Sánchez Pascual ...
Lola
Eros Pagni ...
Galli
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Vittoria
Franco Javarone ...
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Renato Cecchetto ...
Caputo
Annabella Schiavone
Lunetta Savino ...
Elena
Donatella Damiani
Graziano Giusti
Marina Confalone
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Two convicts escape from prison and evade the law by taking hostage the middle-class family of a doctor. One of the jailbirds calls the local television station, requesting that they broadcast his demand for a plane so they can escape the country. The television director and his crew show up to film the hostage crisis, and then things get progressively more bizarre and satirical. Not content with the living drama, he directs everyone's actions to make the event more newsworthy. Written by Fiona Kelleghan <fkelleghan@aol.com>

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1 September 1982 (Italy)  »

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