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Il trucido e lo sbirro (1976)

Camilla is a little girl suffering with a kidney disorder. Before she can receive her next due treatment she gets kidnapped. The gangsters intend to blackmail her rich father.

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Umberto Lenzi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomas Milian ... Sergio Marazzi 'Monnezza'
Claudio Cassinelli ... Antonio Sarti
Nicoletta Machiavelli ... Mara
Claudio Undari ... Mario (as Robert Hundar)
Henry Silva ... Brescianelli
Biagio Pelligra Biagio Pelligra ... Calabrese
Luciano Rossi ... Dealer
Umberto Raho ... Lawyer
Giuseppe Castellano ... Vallelunga
Mario Erpichini Mario Erpichini ... Paolo Finzi
Dana Ghia ... Clara
Tano Cimarosa Tano Cimarosa ... Cravatta
Susanna Melandri Susanna Melandri ... Camilla
Valentino Macchi Valentino Macchi ... Policeman
Tom Felleghy Tom Felleghy ... Jeweller
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Storyline

Camilla is a little girl suffering with a kidney disorder. Before she can receive her next due treatment she gets kidnapped. The gangsters intend to blackmail her rich father.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

27 August 1976 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Free Hand for a Tough Cop See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Pietro Torrisi , in addition to playing one of Brescianelli's henchmen, also appears as one of the participants in the bar room brawl in the film-within-the-film that the prisoners watch at the beginning. See more »

Quotes

Bernabei: Hey, can't you read signs? You're not allowed in unless authorized.
Brescianelli: I can read a son of a bitch!
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Followed by Destruction Force (1977) See more »

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A great "poliziotti" by Lenzi
21 April 2004 | by falmourySee all my reviews

It was shown in 2004 on Canal + TV channel in beautiful 2.35 CinemaScope and original Italian language with French subtitles. You can met not only Henry Silva (good as usual) and Thomas Milian (amazing part !) but also Claudio Cassinneli as Police inspector Sarti (cf. : LA POLIZIA A LE MANI LEGATE) and Nicoletta Machiavelli who stars "capo" of the abductor's girlfriend. Charming Nicoletta was directely linked with the Renaissance political philosopher Nicola Machiavelli ("The Prince", "Studies on Titus Livius", etc.) and was at a time herself thought to have been adbucted after having diseappeared for more than week from her San Lazzaro Castle near Bolognia where she lived near her father Nicolo Machiavelli. As usual, the great Dardano Sachetti has written a script full of violence with a evident touch of political and social concern : painting of the underworld is sharp, without any concession to good taste, full of dark humor and full of ultra-violence. Director of photography Luigi Kuveiller is allright as usual and the car chases are, as always with the good "poliziotti" movies - and it is the case, here ! - quite impressive ones. As usual also, great realism in the choice of guns as a reflect of the sociology of guns in Italy in 1976 among both police and thugs : reglementary submachine-gun Beretta M12 chambered in 9mm Parabellum, Semi-auto pistol Walther P-38 chambered in 9mm Parabellum, Semi-auto pistol Beretta M1951 chambered in 9mm Parabellum, etc. To be pointed out : the titles themselves at the beginning of the movie make the viewer thinks that he is looking at the wrong movie : you see a western (probably an italian one !) but camera zooms back to reveal that we are in a screening room of... a prison ! French exploitation title at the time of release in French Theaters : "LE TRUAND SORT DE SA PLANQUE".


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