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L'odore della notte (1998)

A former policeman turns full-time criminal and goes on a downward spiral of crime in the 1990s Rome.

Director:

Claudio Caligari
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Valerio Mastandrea ... Remo Guerra
Marco Giallini ... Maurizio Leggeri
Giorgio Tirabassi Giorgio Tirabassi ... Roberto Salvo
Alessia Fugardi ... Rita
Emanuel Bevilacqua Emanuel Bevilacqua ... Marco Lorusso (Rozzo)
Francesca d'Aloja Francesca d'Aloja ... Donna Tradita
Little Tony ... Little Tony
Cristiana Ciacci Cristiana Ciacci ... Teresa
Giampiero Lisarelli Giampiero Lisarelli ... Attilio
Elda Alvigini Elda Alvigini ... Michela
Federico Pacifici Federico Pacifici ... Mezzalira
Stella Vordemann Stella Vordemann ... Ospite Politico (as Stella Worderman)
Sebastiano Colla Sebastiano Colla ... Altro tossico rapina
Raffaele Vannoli ... Tossico Alto (as Lele Vannoli)
Enzo Marino Bellanich Enzo Marino Bellanich ... Intermediario Polizia (as Marino Bellanich)
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Storyline

Remo Guerra is a policeman with a double life, who at night with a group of thugs, who he occasionally meets in bars, raids rich people's houses in Rome. Because of his hate for discipline he is soon dismissed from the force and he can continue his criminal life full time. One night he gets arrested and spends 3 years in jail. When he is released he buys a bar and tries to live a normal life, but soon enough the debts he has contracted for the purchase of the bar and his innate rage against society drive him back to muggings and hold ups. One night he tries to rob a very powerful politician... Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

11 September 1998 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Scent of the Night See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Production Co:

Sorpasso Film See more »
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Dolby

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Color (Technicolor)
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Connections

References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Cicale
Written by De Vita, Alberto Testa (as Testa), Silviotesti, Franco Miseria (as Miseria) and Antonio Ricci (as Ricci)
Performed by Heather Parisi
Courtesy of Sugar Music Ed. Mus. / Peer Ed. Mus. / C.G.D. East West
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31 August 2003 | by j_cristSee all my reviews

Very, very good. Finally a new italian movie that is actually well made. Based on real events. The dialogues are great and the acting is excellent. Lots of references to classic though such as Taxi Driver but these days every movie refeer to some others...


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