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Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)

Confessione di un commissario di polizia al procuratore della repubblica (original title)
PG | | Crime, Drama | 26 March 1971 (Italy)
One of the first films about the mafia occurrence, in which the fight is hopeless, because "the polyp's feeler" reaches everything and everybody. A police inspector and a deputy public ... See full summary »

Director:

Damiano Damiani

Writers:

Damiano Damiani (story), Fulvio Gicca Palli (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Franco Nero ... Deputy D.A. Traini
Martin Balsam ... Commissario Giacomo Bonavia
Marilù Tolo ... Serena Li Puma
Claudio Gora ... District Attorney Malta
Luciano Catenacci Luciano Catenacci ... Ferdinando Lomunno (as Luciano Lorcas)
Giancarlo Prete ... Giampaolo Rizzo
Arturo Dominici ... Lawyer Canistraro
Michele Gammino ... Gammino
Adolfo Lastretti ... Michele Li Puma
Nello Pazzafini Nello Pazzafini ... Prisoner
Calisto Calisti Calisto Calisti ... A mafioso, e.g. involved in wall in
Wanda Vismara Wanda Vismara ... Traini's maid
Adele Modica Adele Modica ... Lina Paladino - lover of Bonavia
Dante Cleri Dante Cleri ... Usher
Roy Bosier Roy Bosier ... Giuseppe Lasciatelli
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Storyline

One of the first films about the mafia occurrence, in which the fight is hopeless, because "the polyp's feeler" reaches everything and everybody. A police inspector and a deputy public prosecutor try to prove that the architect in the city is in the mafia. Written by Kornel Osvart <kornelo@alphanet.hu>

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Professional. Unscrupulous. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

26 March 1971 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Confessions of a Police Captain See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ben Gazzara was approached to play Commmissario Bonavia, but turned said offer down. See more »

Crazy Credits

Permission to shoot in the Basile Room was graciously offered by the Grand-Hotel Villa Igiea of Palermo See more »

Connections

Edited into Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) See more »

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Blew me away!!!
2 March 2003 | by chriskooterSee all my reviews

The other reviewer here is spot on , this is a fantastic film by any standards... Forget any prejudice you may have for imported or dubbed films (the main actors dub themselves) and enjoy this intelligent and intense movie. Damiani who directed the amazing 'Bullet for the General' is a fascinating and serious film maker and a real class act when on top form.. Add Franco Nero in a great performance and Martin Balsam, one of the finest character actors ever and you've got a little known classic.. I'm currently tracking down other 70's Damiani movies on the strength of this!!!


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