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La città gioca d'azzardo (1975)

Luca Altieri is a gambler. He likes cards and he is a master in playing poker. He is a cardsharper too. He begins working for "The President", who has many gambling houses and everything ... See full summary »

Director:

Sergio Martino

Writers:

Ernesto Gastaldi (screenplay), Ernesto Gastaldi (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luc Merenda ... Luca Altieri
Dayle Haddon ... Maria Luisa
Corrado Pani ... Corrado
Enrico Maria Salerno ... The 'President'
Lino Troisi Lino Troisi
Franco Javarone Franco Javarone ... Lisander (as Giovanni Javarone)
Salvatore Puntillo Salvatore Puntillo
Carlo Alighiero Carlo Alighiero
Piero Palermini Piero Palermini
Carlo Gaddi Carlo Gaddi
Vittorio Fanfoni Vittorio Fanfoni
Tom Felleghy Tom Felleghy
Loris Pereira Lopez Loris Pereira Lopez
Giuseppe Terranova Giuseppe Terranova
Bruno Ariè Bruno Ariè ... Hitman
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Storyline

Luca Altieri is a gambler. He likes cards and he is a master in playing poker. He is a cardsharper too. He begins working for "The President", who has many gambling houses and everything seems to go well until Luca falls for Maria Luisa. Unfortunately for them, she is the girl of Corrado, the son of "The President"... Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 January 1975 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Gambling City See more »

Filming Locations:

Milan, Lombardia, Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Star Luc Merenda mentioned in an interview that he considers this one of the favorites of the films he's done because of "the lovely story, it was different, and the character had more depth." See more »

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Great story, great acting...
11 April 2002 | by Giovanni rossiSee all my reviews

This movie's about a street-wise gambler who starts working for a big criminal organization, working as a professional gambler for them, Every thing seems to go alright, until Luca (Luc Merenda), falls in love with a woman who financially lives of the Big bosse's son money, in return for giving her body to him, The bosse's son want to take revenge on Luca, but his father 'The president(Who also deals in drugs, and other illegal activities) who also happens to be in a wheel chair (Enrico Maria Salerno) doesn't want his son touching Luca, being that Luca is a great Gambler, and makes alot of Money for the organization, This is the premise, Obviously the story thickens alot being full of twists and surprises, the plot making it one of the greatest tragic, violent, and complex Luc merenda's film. And Enrico Maria Salerno is obviously Great as usual, This is the typical movie that if Hollywood remade it, it would obviously be a sure number on hit.


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