A deadly look into the savage world of gangsters. The aftermath of a holdup turns into a game of deceit and doublecross. A vengeful woman brings about the destruction of the entire gang of ruthless killers.

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Angelo Bassi ...
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Richard Bigotini ...
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Marcel
James Harris ...
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Jacques Marbeuf ...
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Olivier Mathot ...
Carlos Moroni
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Mario Camacho
Paul Muller ...
Inspector
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Moira Ray
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A deadly look into the savage world of gangsters. The aftermath of a holdup turns into a game of deceit and doublecross. A vengeful woman brings about the destruction of the entire gang of ruthless killers.

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31 March 1977 (France)  »

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Tango au clair de lune  »

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A Step Up From Franco's Usual Nonsense
9 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although Jess Franco was allegedly a big jazz enthusiast, he seemed to rely on what would now be called porn music more than anything else (and heck, with his subject matter, that might not be uncalled for). I was very pleased to hear the score in this film (courtesy of Daniel White) which is very jazzy, very fast-paced, and keeps the suspense going.

I am also glad to see this is more of a thriller and not one of Franco's sex romps (poorly) disguised as a horror film. Which is not to say it is not a sex romp disguised as a thriller -- we cannot simply ignore the scene of same-sex butt-licking. Though I would say it is not as poorly hidden; there is actually a real story here.

Worth checking out for those who think Franco cannot do anything right. This is definitely one of his better attempts.


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