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Poliziotto solitudine e rabbia (1980)

A retired cop is visited by his former partner who wants him to be a bodyguard for established clientele. At first declining the offer, Nick quickly accepts and joins his friend for the job... See full summary »

Director:

Stelvio Massi

Writers:

Artur Brauner (as Art Bernd), Boschi Huber
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Maurizio Merli ... Nick Rossi
Jutta Speidel ... Vivien
Arthur Brauss ... Klaus Beitz
Francisco Rabal ... Tony
Jochen Schröder Jochen Schröder
Jako Benz Jako Benz
Max Giese Max Giese
Buddy Elias
Peter Hick Peter Hick
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ... (as Richard Raymond)
Benito Pacifico Benito Pacifico
Maurizio Ferrara Maurizio Ferrara
Bobby Rhodes ... Jamaica
Reinhard Kolldehoff ... Stoll
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A retired cop is visited by his former partner who wants him to be a bodyguard for established clientele. At first declining the offer, Nick quickly accepts and joins his friend for the job of protecting a visiting German banker who gets assassinated.

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Country:

Italy | West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

22 August 1980 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Mann, der Venedig hieß See more »

Filming Locations:

CCC-Atelier, Berlin, Germany

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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an unreconstructed heft of bravura poliziotto action
24 January 2014 | by Darkling_ZeistSee all my reviews

By the 80's the halcyon days of the Italian poliziotto was on the wane, if not, it was pretty close to extinction; so it comes as a pleasant surprise to discover that the veteran euro-crime director and all-round exploitation don, Stelvio Massi had one more righteous movie up his sleeve. This German-Italian Co-production is an unreconstructed heft of explosive poliziotto action, that makes excellent use of its oppressive Berlin backdrop and delivers everything one expects from a Massi/Merli collaboration. "Poliziotti solitudine e rabbia" finds everyone's favorite mustache of vengeance, Maurizio Merli as an undercover cop in West Berlin; using his inimitable methods of cro magnon policing against the nefarious activities of a shadowy Mafioso blackmailing outfit. 'The Rebel' is highly recommended.


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