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Vendetta (1995)

Two Swedish business men are kidnapped in Rome by the Mob, and moved to Sicily. Carl Hamilton is sent to Sicily on direct order from the Swedish Government. He is sent to negotiate for ... See full summary »

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Mikael Håfström

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Jan Guillou (novel), Thomas Borgström (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Stefan Sauk ... Carl Hamilton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pasquale Anselmo Pasquale Anselmo ... Enrico
Carlo Barsotti Carlo Barsotti ... Don Giovanni (voice)
Renato Carpentieri ... Aldo
Leonardo De Carmine Leonardo De Carmine ... Roberto
Luigi Di Fiore ... Giulio
Antonio Di Ponziano Antonio Di Ponziano ... Luigi Bertoni
Stig Engström ... Johan Carlemar
Ennio Fantastichini Ennio Fantastichini ... Don Tommaso
Per Graffman ... Joar Lundwall
Björn Granath ... Bielke
Orso Maria Guerrini ... Giuseppe Cortini
Roland Hedlund ... Samuel Ulfsson
Erland Josephson ... DG
Denize Karabuda Denize Karabuda ... Female kidnapper
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Storyline

Two Swedish business men are kidnapped in Rome by the Mob, and moved to Sicily. Carl Hamilton is sent to Sicily on direct order from the Swedish Government. He is sent to negotiate for their release. Hamiltons partner and best friend, Lundwall, is murdered by the Mob. Hamilton is dragged into a bitter and brutal vendetta between himself and the Mob-leader Don Tommaso. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Thriller

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish | English | Italian

Release Date:

10 February 1995 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Вендетта See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Alternate Versions

Also made as a six part series for television. See more »

Connections

Followed by Hamilton: I nationens intresse (2012) See more »

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Härlig är jorden
Orgel: Anders Frisk
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what a great viewing experience!
13 March 2015 | by BasicLogicSee all my reviews

i just saw this series on MHz networks and have a blast! the 1995 product is even better than what we have now in 2015. this series is so cool and so realistic that the tension is so huge causing me sometimes forgot to breath or made me unconsciously hold my breath. there's no special effect, no computerized cgi crap, nothing but purely thrilling human actions. the acting of everyone involved in this great series were just top notched. MHz networks has provided us with many great series, but some of them are nothing but farces, such as all of the so-called 'mysteries' from the Italian writers and producers, don't know why they always put some clowns in the police force. it seems to me that Italian screenplay writers didn't know how to write realistic drama series, they even put a catholic priest to involve in a lot of murder cases. there's also a police series used Venice as the story background, but all speaking German, making the series like Venice was colonized by the Germany, like hong Kong was colonized by the British, so the high ranking police officials were Germans. it just feel funny and ridiculous.

but this 'vendetta' is simply a different advanced production out of Sweden(?), the leading character, Hamilton, is so capable and so professional, even better than British created 007.

i just wish that MHz networks could avoid all of the Italian TV dramas and concentrate on Scandinavian, German or British productions. furthermore, try to avoid those so-called 'mysteries' adapted from the female authors' books, because they often turned out to be ridiculous with poor logic.


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