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Escalation (1968)

1968, London. Luca (Lino Capolicchio), the son of an Italian rich owner, is living his 'swinging' years away from duties and responsibilities while his father wants him to be introduced to ... See full summary »

Director:

Roberto Faenza

Writers:

Roberto Faenza (screenplay), Roberto Faenza (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Lino Capolicchio ... Luca Lambertinghi
Claudine Auger ... Carla Maria Mannini
Gabriele Ferzetti ... Augusto Lambertinghi
Didi Perego Didi Perego ... L'investigatrice privata
Leopoldo Trieste ... Il sacerdote / il santone
Paola Corinti Paola Corinti
Dada Gallotti Dada Gallotti
Jacqueline Perrier Jacqueline Perrier
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1968, London. Luca (Lino Capolicchio), the son of an Italian rich owner, is living his 'swinging' years away from duties and responsibilities while his father wants him to be introduced to the family business at any cost. Luca is first forced to return to Italy, then he is kidnapped by his father's collaborators, jailed into a sanitarium, put through the electroshock and other torments. Then, when 'normalized' Luca marries a woman who in reality is a psychologist paid by his father to brainwash him and turn him into a perfect businessman. He discovered everything and killed her. But the transformation already occurred: Luca is now a cynic and amoral individual, ready to lead family's industry with the iron fist. Written by davide

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Comedy

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

29 February 1968 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Ascenso See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cemo Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 50824 delivered on 17-2-1968. See more »

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