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An Average Little Man (1977)

Un borghese piccolo piccolo (original title)
When his only son is killed in an armed robbery, a meek middle-aged man takes justice in his own hands.

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Giovanni Vivaldi
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Renzo Carboni ...
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Enrico Beruschi ...
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Marcello Di Martire
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Edoardo Florio
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Roberto Antonelli
Giancarlo Chiaramello
Mario Maffei
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Antonio Meschini
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When his only son is killed in an armed robbery, a meek middle-aged man takes justice in his own hands.

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17 March 1977 (Italy)  »

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A Very Little Man  »

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The movie you will never forget
30 March 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie must be 30 years ago now, and I will never forget it. It is started out like comedy (that is exactly what you expect when Alberto Sordi is in main role), but it turned into a real life horror very quickly. Many things you will see in this movie are real - taken from the life in Rome (at least I think that was Rome) at that time. The reality of the settings and physiological terror the main characters are experiencing make a lasting impact here. I am waiting for this movie to come out on DVD, but it is not happening for now. If you have an opportunity to see it, do not miss it. You will never forget it.


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