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Il soldato di ventura (1976)

Medieval soldier of fortune Ettore is travelling through Europe with his partners looking for fight where they can earn some money. When they come across a Spanish castle under siege by the... See full summary »

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Franco Castellano (story) (as Castellano), Giuseppe Moccia (story) (as Pipolo) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bud Spencer ... Ettore Fieramosca
Franco Agostini Franco Agostini ... Romanello da Forlì
Enzo Cannavale Enzo Cannavale ... Bracalone da Napoli
Frédéric de Pasquale Frédéric de Pasquale ... (as Frederic De Pascuale)
Jacques Dufilho Jacques Dufilho ... Mariano Da Trani
Andréa Ferréol ... Leonora (as Andrea Ferreol)
Jacques Herlin
Angelo Infanti Angelo Infanti ... Graziano d'Asti
Philippe Leroy ... Charles La Motte
Oreste Lionello ... Giovenale da Vetralla
Antonio Orlando Antonio Orlando
Eros Pagni Eros Pagni ... Capoccio da Roma
Renzo Palmer Renzo Palmer ... Fra' Ludovico da Rieti
Gino Pernice ... Fanfulla da Lodi
Mario Pilar Mario Pilar ... Salomone da Cavorà
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Medieval soldier of fortune Ettore is travelling through Europe with his partners looking for fight where they can earn some money. When they come across a Spanish castle under siege by the French army, Ettore first bides his time to determine which side is the winning one (and thus more likely to pay his fee). This is as first the French, but the treatment he receives from them is unpleasant enough to make him change his mind and turn to the Spanish side. Somehow, Ettore must rally the weakened Spanish troops to battle their enemy long enough for reinforcements to arrive. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

19 February 1976 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Soldier of Fortune See more »

Filming Locations:

Lucera, Foggia, Apulia, Italy

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Funny and amusing adventure film....
23 April 2000 | by f.gimenezSee all my reviews

This is just one of the less known films starring Bud Spencer. But it´s a great film though.

Bud Spencer is the Italian soldier Ettore Fieramosca who first joins the French army with his men but after realizing how disgusting they are, they finally join the Spanish one. And throughout the film Ettore must recruit some nine men to equal the French in the final duel.

Well, in a nutshell, big fun during some 92 minutes. Don´t miss it.


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