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Dillinger Is Dead (1969)

Dillinger è morto (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 23 January 1969 (Italy)
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A man decides to cook for himself, but finds the revolver of John Dillinger hidden in his kitchen instead.

Director:

Marco Ferreri

Writers:

Marco Ferreri (story), Marco Ferreri (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Michel Piccoli ... Glauco
Anita Pallenberg ... Ginette
Gino Lavagetto Gino Lavagetto ... Marinaio (as Gigi Lavagetto)
Mario Jannilli Mario Jannilli ... Capitano
Carole André ... Proprietaria del battello
Annie Girardot ... Sabine
Adriano Aprà Adriano Aprà ... Cinema critic
Carla Petrillo Carla Petrillo
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Back home, Glauco, an industrial designer, finds his wife in bed with a serious headache. She has left him dinner but it is cold and Glauco decides to prepare himself a gourmet meal. While looking for some kitchenware, he discovers a revolver wrapped in a newspaper dating from 1934 announcing the death of famed mobster John Dillinger. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Crime | Drama

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The interiors shown in the film are almost entirely those of the apartment once belonged to Italian Postmodern artist Mario Schifano. Some of his paintings can be seen hanging on the walls of the house. The kitchen scenes were shot into a country villa belonged to actor Ugo Tognazzi, good friend with director Marco Ferreri and frequently cast in his films. See more »

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References Satellite (1968) See more »

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Dillinger vs. Le mépris
7 February 2007 | by pvspSee all my reviews

First i have to say, I didn't like this movie. Too "sixties" for me. During this years of fear, confusion ans sex liberation there were tons of experimental movies. This is one of them. So, if you like solid scripts and action, get way from this film.

This film is an experience like a David Lynch movie, very hypnotic and seducing if you are caught in it.

It's also a sequel - or a reply - to Jean-Luc Godard's "Le Mepris". First, there's Piccoli (sometimes he's dressed the same as in "Le Mepris") and there are many scenes who work as an echo of Godard's movie (the arguing scene, the jump in the sea...) Like a french critic said "Dillinger" is like "Le Mepris" with Brigitte Bardot on the first floor sleeping.

So, not a film as experimental and "destroy" as it seemed at first look. Unusual for sure but worth a look.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 January 1969 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Palazzo ENI, Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Mono

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Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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