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A Man Called Magnum (1977)

Napoli si ribella (original title)
Police Commissioner Dario Mauri investigates the activities of a drug ring led by Don Domenico Laurenzi.

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Commissario Dario Mauri
Enzo Cannavale ...
Sergeant Nicola Capece
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Pasquale Donnaregina - 'Dogheart'
Ferdinando Murolo ...
Bonino
Mattia Machiavelli
Sonia Viviani ...
Rosa
Francesca Guadagno ...
Luisa
Giancarlo Badessi ...
Avv. Cerullo
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Don Domenico Laurenzi
Marianne Comtell ...
Carola
Claudio Nicastro ...
Police Chief
Enrico Maisto ...
Andronico
Domenico Di Costanzo
Franco Marino
Tommaso Palladino ...
Garese
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Police Commissioner Dario Mauri investigates the activities of a drug ring led by Don Domenico Laurenzi.

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Brutish, bold and fast moving
15 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Brutish, bold and fast moving Italian police thriller set in a decayed Naples. Characterful faces abound, as does the gang rivalry and bloody violence. Luc Merenda is so cool throughout you begin to wonder if he has noticed just what is going on, but then he is there ready around the corner. Probably about five car chases but there are not overlong and in fact work well amid the terrible street traffic. The chase against the city train is very well done, as are all the set pieces and elements of sleaze are provided for by the presence of a luscious Sonia Viviani. Always looking sensational and half the time nude she suffers a beating, a rape, forced drug injection and being shackled naked, all for our viewing pleasure and to underline the brutish element within Naples gangland. Tough, gritty and well worth a watch.


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