Actors: Franco Nero, John Saxo and Henry Silva
Directors: Mike Malloy
Number of discs: 1
Studio: Artefact Films
DVD Release Date: 13 Jun. 2016
Run Time: 85 minutes
Inspired, in part, by Hollywood movies like Bullitt, Dirty Harry, The Godfather, and The French Connection, one of the towering film genres of the 1970s was the Italian police thriller, also known as Euro-crime film, over 250 titles were produced during the decade, Also inspired by local news headlines: terrorism, corruption, assassinations, organized crime, and the upswing in urban violence these films also reflected specifically Italian concerns. Including major amount of violence and astounding stunts a panoply of international actors worked in the genre including John Cassavetes, Charles Bronson, Oliver Reed, David Hemmings, and Jack Palance, Mike Malloy s tremendously entertaining documentary uses testimonies of front-line figures in this cinematic movement to illustrate both its importance and intensity The interviews touch on a wide variety of themes and abound with illuminating anecdotes, while numerous film excerpts back up the film s convictions and concerns. The music, movie snippets, and animation/illustrations charge the documentary with an exciting rhythm and a distinctive style.
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