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No Way Out (1973)

Tony Arzenta (Big Guns) (original title)
A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

Director:

Duccio Tessari

Writers:

Franco Verucci (story), Ugo Liberatore (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alain Delon ... Tony Arzenta
Richard Conte ... Nick Gusto
Carla Gravina ... Sandra
Marc Porel ... Domenico Maggio
Roger Hanin ... Carré
Nicoletta Machiavelli ... Anna - wife of Tony
Guido Alberti Guido Alberti ... Don Mariano
Lino Troisi Lino Troisi ... Rocco Cutitta
Silvano Tranquilli ... Montani - the Interpol officer
Corrado Gaipa Corrado Gaipa ... Arzenta's Father
Erika Blanc ... The Prostitute as a decoy
Rosalba Neri ... Cutitta's Wife
Carla Calò Carla Calò ... Arzenta's Mother
Ettore Manni ... Gesmundo - the sauna owner
Francesco Bonetti Francesco Bonetti
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Storyline

A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

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By mistake they killed his wife and child - THAT was a hell of a mistake!


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Italy | France | Denmark

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 August 1973 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

No Way Out See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(uncut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 62913 delivered on 8-8-1973. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Japanese DVD omits a lesbian kiss at the night club and the beating of Carla Gavina, however a small fraction of the latter is present in the trailer. See more »

Connections

Referenced in No Way Out (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Serenata in Sol maggiore, K 525 (Eine kleine Nachtmusik)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as W. Amadeus Mozart)
Orchestra da camera di Padova
Diretta da Claudio Scimone
Registrazione della DISCOS ENSAYO - Spagna
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story of revenge
11 August 2016 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

as many others. at the first sigh. different not only for the experience of director in the genre but for Alain Delon. who gives the impeccable performance from many others roles of his career. Tony Arzenta is a film about Mafia but different by expectations. for the small details. for the way of revenge. for atmosphere. sure, for the end. the flavor of Scily story, old, patriarchal, deeply defined by tradition, only a nuance but one real important is the piece who defines this seductive thriller about a man looking his definition of justice. short, a film who must see. for story. and, more important, for interesting science to explore old clichés of genre in the inspired manner. a beautiful film.


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