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Kidnap Syndicate (1975)

La città sconvolta: caccia spietata ai rapitori (original title)
R | | Crime | 27 August 1975 (Italy)
Based on an actual event "The Kidnap Syndicate" is the story of two boys, one from a rich family and the other from a poor family, who are kidnapped and held for ransom.

Director:

Fernando Di Leo

Writers:

Fernando Di Leo (screenplay), Ernesto Gastaldi (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luc Merenda ... Mario Colella
James Mason ... Filippini
Irina Maleeva ... Lina
Marino Masé ... Pardi
Daniele Dublino ... Lawyer Bonanni
Vittorio Caprioli ... Commissar Magrini
Valentina Cortese ... Grazia Filippini
Marco Liofredi Marco Liofredi ... Fabrizio Colella
Francesco Impeciati ... Antonio Filippini
Alessio Juso Alessio Juso ... Bambino
Enzo Pulcrano Enzo Pulcrano ... Labbrone
Giulio Baraghini Giulio Baraghini ... Brigadier
Renato Baldini ... Antonio Polieviti
Serena Bennato Serena Bennato ... Slava
Flora Carosello Flora Carosello ... Wife
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Based on an actual event "The Kidnap Syndicate" is the story of two boys, one from a rich family and the other from a poor family, who are kidnapped and held for ransom.

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Crime

Certificate:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

27 August 1975 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Kidnap Syndicate See more »

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Cinemaster S.r.l. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Fernando Di Leo from another side but worth
5 April 2015 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

I won't add much more if you compare with what said the other users. Yes you have to deal here with a brilliant Italian crime flick, which shows us that cinema from the other side of the Alps may be terrific when it dares to. This story of a double abducting involving two children: a poor and a wealthy one, with then the confusion about their family, the poor and the rich one reminds me another little underrated gem named GRACELAND with almost the same scheme. This very one is not so usual among crime movies. GRACELAND was very narrowly released and made in the Philipines. That's all what I will say about it. Interesting films that are not so common these days. The feature from the Philipines are from 2013 although.


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