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Release Date:
7 August 1977 (Italy) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Luc Merenda ... Commissario Dario Mauri
Giancarlo Badessi ... Avv. Cerullo
Ferdinando Murolo ... Bonino
Claudio Gora ... Don Domenico Laurenzi
Salvatore Billa ... Club Bouncer
Enzo Cannavale ... Sergeant Nicola Capece
Adolfo Lastretti ... Pasquale Donnaregina - 'Dogheart'
Marianne Comtell ... Carola
Claudio Nicastro ... Police Chief
Enrico Maisto ... Andronico
Domenico Di Costanzo
Franco Marino
Tommaso Palladino ... Garese
Fortunato Arena
Adriana Facchetti ... Luisa's governess
Geoffrey Copleston
Mattia Machiavelli
Francesca Guadagno ... Luisa
Sonia Viviani ... Rosa
Anna Walter (as Anna Cannio)
Nello Pazzafini
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Francesco Anniballi
Ennio Antonelli ... Scagnozzo
Simone Santo
Angelo Boscariol ... Arrested Man (uncredited)

Directed by
Michele Massimo Tarantini 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dardano Sacchetti 
Michele Massimo Tarantini  (as Michael E. Lemick)

Original Music by
Franco Campanino 
Cinematography by
Sergio Rubini 
Film Editing by
Alberto Moriani 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alessio Gelsini Torresi .... first assistant camera
Other crew
Franco Rapa .... location services: Naples, Italy

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Also Known As:
"Napoli si ribella" - Italy (original title)
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Germany:88 min
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Brutish, bold and fast moving, 15 December 2006
Author: christopher-underwood from Greenwich - London

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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