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Emergency Squad (1974)

Squadra volante (original title)
A cop is consumed with the desire to get revenge on the crook who shot his wife to death during a robbery. The crook in question is Marseilles who is trying to assemble funds for his own retirement.

Director:

Stelvio Massi

Writers:

Franco Barberi (screenplay) (as Barberi), Adriano Bolzoni (screenplay) (as Bolzoni) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomas Milian ... Ravelli
Gastone Moschin ... Marsigliese
Ray Lovelock ... Micheli
Mario Carotenuto Mario Carotenuto ... Lavagni
Stefania Casini ... Marta
Guido Leontini Guido Leontini ... Cranio
Ilaria Guerrini Ilaria Guerrini ... Fede
Giuseppe Castellano ... Peppe
Marcello Venditti Marcello Venditti ... Serbia
Gabriella Cotignoli Gabriella Cotignoli
Fabrizio Mazzotti Fabrizio Mazzotti
Nino D'Errico Nino D'Errico ... Leonardi (as Nino Curatola)
Giorgio Basso Giorgio Basso
Carla Mancini Carla Mancini
Antonio La Raina Antonio La Raina ... Calò
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A cop is consumed with the desire to get revenge on the crook who shot his wife to death during a robbery. The crook in question is Marseilles who is trying to assemble funds for his own retirement.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

24 April 1974 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Emergency Squad See more »

Filming Locations:

Pavia, Lombardia, Italy

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Rewind Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Gritty Italian crime film with Tomas Milian.
3 December 2003 | by SorsimusSee all my reviews

Interpol agent Ravelli (Tomas Milian) gets a new clue after five years of investigating a robbery where his wife got killed accidentally from a stray bullet. It leads him to a master criminal called Marseilles, who is trying to keep away from the police after his latest robbery partially failed. Revenge is in the air...

Pleasurable crime film. Milian, as usual, gives a good performance as a policeman whose only goal in life is to avenge his wife's death. Good locations, OK casting and a great sense of street credible grit not forgetting good pacing. Slightly more original script wouldn't have hurt, either.

Released on video in Finland in the eighties.


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