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I Am Afraid (1977)

Io ho paura (original title)
Journey into the fears of the escort agent Graziano, guilty of knowing too much.

Director:

Damiano Damiani
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gian Maria Volontè ... Brigadiere Ludovico Graziano
Erland Josephson ... Judge Cancedda
Mario Adorf ... Judge Moser
Angelica Ippolito Angelica Ippolito ... Gloria
Paola Arduini Paola Arduini ... Irma Caterini
Giorgio Cerioni Giorgio Cerioni ... Major Masseria
Bruno Corazzari ... La Rosa
Laura De Marchi ... Elsa Meroni
Aldo Farina Aldo Farina
Giuseppe Fazio Giuseppe Fazio ... Pastorino
Paolo Malco ... Caligari
Raffaele Di Mario Raffaele Di Mario ... Colonel Ruiz
Joe Sentieri Joe Sentieri ... Tognon (as Rino Sentieri)
Laura Trotter ... The self - styled Fiancée of Lunardi
Aldo Valletti ... The Prison Governor
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Journey into the fears of the escort agent Graziano, guilty of knowing too much.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

6 October 1977 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

I Am Afraid See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

Company Credits

Production Co:

Auro Cinematografica See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Classy, adult thriller from the vastly underrated auteur, Damiano Damiani
24 January 2014 | by Darkling_ZeistSee all my reviews

Classy, adult thriller from the vastly underrated auteur, Damiano Damiani, whose output of gialli/poliziotteschi tends to deal with character and moral complexities, rather than more immediate haymaker thrills an' spills. Shop-worn Bodyguard, Ludovico Graziano (played to perfection by the enormously talented actor, Giani Maria Volante) gradually finds his life spiraling into ever murkier, dangerous waters after accepting the far from routine position of bodyguard to Judge Cancedda; the internecine, political squabbles eventually escalate to life threatening dread where Graziano is forced to confront a terrifying reality.


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