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Year of the Gun (1991)

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David Raybourne is an American journalist covering political news in Italy during the 1970's. He is evolved with the Red Brigades when trying to help a friend (Alison King), who ... See full summary »

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David Raybourne
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Lia
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Italo Bianchi
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Giovanni
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Pierre Bernier
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Round Faced Man
Francesca Prandi ...
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Carla Cassola ...
Lena
Pietro Bontempo ...
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Lucio
Thomas Elliot ...
Marco
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Joe Bob
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Mattie
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David Raybourne is an American journalist covering political news in Italy during the 1970's. He is evolved with the Red Brigades when trying to help a friend (Alison King), who photographed then in action and discover the mafia net is at all levels. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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brigade | journalist | 1970s | italy | politics | See more »

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Rated R for violence, sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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1 November 1991 (USA)  »

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$1,182,273 (USA)
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The film was made and released about seven years after its source novel of the same name by Michael Mewshaw had been first published in 1984. The book was semi-autobiographical. Mewshaw is a former Newsweek correspondent. See more »

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Tepid drama based on terrorism in Italy
12 December 2002 | by (Northern California) – See all my reviews

This is a rather two dimensional drama about some Americans who find themselves embroiled in the terrorist activities of the Red Brigade in Italy. The Americans are passionate idealists who have a lot of sex and the terrorists are the usual wooden movie sociopaths. The plot is interesting enough to hold your attention and the acting is convincing. The cinematography is very nice and holds it together enough to make it all worth while. There are very many nice shots of the streets and countryside of Italy.


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