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Desperate Crimes (1993)

Il ritmo del silenzio (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 23 December 1992 (Italy)
Two rival families are warring for control of the local drug and prostitution trade. An innocent young woman is killed, leading her boyfriend into the seedy underworld seeking revenge.

Director:

Andreas Marfori

Writers:

Claudio Camarca, Billy DaMota (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Denise Crosby ... Bella Blu
Van Quattro ... Larry
Rena Niehaus ... Ute
Traci Lords ... Laura
Franco Columbu ... Nerescu
Elizabeth Kaitan Elizabeth Kaitan ... Jamie Lee
Nicoletta Boris Nicoletta Boris ... Positano
Randi Ingerman ... Nina
Fausto Lombardi ... Robert
Jho Jhenkins Jho Jhenkins ... Tyrone
Franco Pistoni Franco Pistoni ... Scalia
Allan W. Pearce Allan W. Pearce ... Old Man
Pier Aldo Girotto Pier Aldo Girotto ... Reginald
Billy Oscar Billy Oscar ... Russ
Laura Piattella Laura Piattella ... Margo
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Storyline

A young American businessman, named Larry, travels to Italy to visit his girlfriend Jamie Lee only to find her missing. In his attempts to find her, Larry realizes that she may have been murdered by one faction of two rival mafia families battling each other for Genoa's crime empire centering on a ruthless don, named Nerescu, whom controls the drug trade and is fighting Madame Positano whom controls the prostitutes. Larry soon gets caught in the middle of it all, unless a reluctant local hotel manager, named Ute, and a streetwalker named Bella Blu can come to his help. But who can be trusted? Written by Anonymous

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Murder Is The Name Of The Game

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 December 1992 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Desperate Crimes See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Referenced in Invasion of the Scream Queens (1992) See more »

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Two Hot Babes One Scorcher of a Movie
12 September 2006 | by filmbuff1970See all my reviews

Traci Lords (Cry Baby plus various adult movies) and Denise Crosby (Star Trek TNG) star in this highly sexually charged thriller. This is a tale of innocent people being caught up in a gang war between two rival mafia families.

Crosby wins on the acting front, and in the hottie department. She gets the majority of the highly charged erotic scenes. Though Lords certainly gives her a run for her money in the hot babe stakes.

It's a great sexy thriller that contains plenty of action, So all in all a perfect movie for the boys. The girlfriend didn't like it, so i watched it again without her 10 out of 10


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