Caliber 9

Directed by Fernando di Leo

Year: 1972
Running Time: 102
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Country: Italy
Language: Italian and English [audio]
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Caliber 9

Cast
Lionel Stander
Mario Adorf
Barbara Bouchet
Gastone Moschin

Crew
Cinematographer Franco Villa
Writer Fernando di Leo
Directed by Fernando di Leo


In the first time of the Tirology, small-tiem gangster Ugo Piazza has just been released from prison. He tries to convince the police, the mafia, and his one-time associate Rocco, a sadistic hoodlum who enjoys sick violence and torture that he wants to go straight, but everyone believes that he has $300,000 of stolen money hidden somewhere.

Caliber 9's stylized violence, fast-paced action sequence, tight editing and plot twists prefigure the work of Quentin Tarantino and John Woo. The film also features a notable score by Luis Bacalov and the stunning Barbara Bouchet as Ugo's go-go dancing girlfriend.

Reviews

"Caliber 9 is a violent, complex, and brilliantly realized crime thriller." - DVDVERDICT



Awards

  • Official Selection Venice International Film Festival

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