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No Way Out (1973)

Tony Arzenta (Big Guns) (original title)
A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

Director:

Duccio Tessari

Writers:

Franco Verucci (story), Ugo Liberatore (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alain Delon ... Tony Arzenta
Richard Conte ... Nick Gusto
Carla Gravina ... Sandra
Marc Porel ... Domenico Maggio
Roger Hanin ... Carré
Nicoletta Machiavelli ... Anna - wife of Tony
Guido Alberti Guido Alberti ... Don Mariano
Lino Troisi Lino Troisi ... Rocco Cutitta
Silvano Tranquilli ... Montani - the Interpol officer
Corrado Gaipa Corrado Gaipa ... Arzenta's Father
Erika Blanc ... The Prostitute as a decoy
Rosalba Neri ... Cutitta's Wife
Carla Calò Carla Calò ... Arzenta's Mother
Ettore Manni ... Gesmundo - the sauna owner
Francesco Bonetti Francesco Bonetti
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Storyline

A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

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By mistake they killed his wife and child - THAT was a hell of a mistake!


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Italy | France | Denmark

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 August 1973 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

No Way Out See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(uncut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 62913 delivered on 8-8-1973. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Japanese DVD omits a lesbian kiss at the night club and the beating of Carla Gavina, however a small fraction of the latter is present in the trailer. See more »

Connections

Referenced in No Way Out (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Serenata in Sol maggiore, K 525 (Eine kleine Nachtmusik)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as W. Amadeus Mozart)
Orchestra da camera di Padova
Diretta da Claudio Scimone
Registrazione della DISCOS ENSAYO - Spagna
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Crafty action thriller with NO Hollywood ending
1 January 2013 | by mim-8See all my reviews

Alain Delon is great as usual in the genre that fits him like a glove. Tony Arzenta, a Euro-crime action thriller is directed in style and in a manner of a true craftsmen. This is the first Duccio Tessari film I had a chance to watch, and I was mostly drawn to it by knowing what Delon plays best and that is Le Samourai type character, a professional in his emotionless job. In this one he is attached and detached and drives the story to the conclusion that wouldn't stand a New York minute in Hollywood factory of dreams. That's why I love him and Franco/Italian crime films. Highly recommended to all the fans of this genre. You'll enjoy it, no doubt.


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