Tag Archives: Giuliano Montaldo
Sacco e Vanzetti / Sacco and Vanzetti (1971) Giuliano Montaldo, Gian Maria Volonté, Riccardo Cucciolla, Cyril Cusack, Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1920, the anarchist Italian immigrants Niccola Sacco (Riccardo Cucciolla) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (Gian Maria Volonté) are sentenced to death, falsely accused of a robbery and murder. Indeed they are condemned due to their political beliefs, in one of the most shameful and hypocrite judgments of the human history.
Ad ogni costo / Grand Slam (1967) Giuliano Montaldo, Janet Leigh, Robert Hoffmann, Klaus Kinski, Crime, Drama
Professor James Anders is a seemingly mild-mannered teacher, an American working in Rio De Janeiro. Anders, bored with years of teaching, decides to put together a team to pull off a diamond heist during the Rio Carnival. Four international experts are brought together to carry out the robbery: a safe cracking expert, a master thief, a mechanical genius, and a playboy.
Gli intoccabili / Machine Gun McCain (1969) Giuliano Montaldo, John Cassavetes, Britt Ekland, Peter Falk, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tough criminal Hank McCain gets released from prison after serving twelve years for armed robbery. Hank hooks up with his son Jack, who has devised a daring plan to rob a Las Vegas casino. Unbeknownst to Hank, Jack is also involved with volatile and ambitious mob capo Charlie Adamo, who uses Hank as a pawn so he can gain control of Vegas territory that’s currently being run by the formidable Don Francesco De Marco.
Giordano Bruno (1973) Giuliano Montaldo, Gian Maria Volontè, Hans Christian Blech, Mathieu Carrière, Biography, Drama
Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, fearing his influence in Europe, wants to bring him on trial for ‘heresy’.