Tag Archives: Franco Nero

Sergio Corbucci – Vamos a matar, compañeros AKA Companeros (1970)

Synopsis:
Arms dealer Yolaf Peterson aims to make a sale to guerilla Mongo, but the money is locked in a bank safe, the combination known only to Professor Xantos, a prisoner of the Americans. Yolaf agrees to free Xantos, accompanied by reluctant guerilla Basco, but a former business partner of Yolaf’s- John ‘The Wooden Hand’, has other ideas. Read More »

Joshua Logan – Camelot (1967)

Synopsis:
After the arranged marriage of Arthur (Richard Harris) and Guinevere (Vanessa Redgrave), the king gathers the noble knights of the realm to his Round Table. The dashing and stalwart Lancelot (Franco Nero) joins, but soon finds himself enraptured by the lovely Guinevere. When Arthur’s illegitimate son, Mordred (David Hemmings), reappears in the kingdom and outs the secret lovers, Arthur finds himself trapped by his own rules into taking action against his wife and closest friend. Read More »

Enzo G. Castellari – La Polizia incrimina la legge assolve AKA High Crime (1973)

Description:
Franco Nero is Commissioner Belli, a tough cop going hard after a very large international narcotics ring. Naturally there are people who do not like what he is doing. Belli plays it cool until they mess with his family. Then it’s not only about bringing the pushers to justice, but getting revenge as well. With a truly mesmerizing score by Guido De Angelis & Maurizio De Angelis, High Crime is a truly great film experience that lives up to it’s hype. Read More »

Enzo G. Castellari – Keoma (1976)

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A half-breed ex-Union gunfighter attempts to protect his plague-ridden hometown from being overridden by his racist half-brothers and a Confederate tyrant.

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After the civil war’s conclusion, a half-breed returns to his home town only to discover that the ruthless gang is now in control and terrorize the locales.

Keoma was co-written and directed by Enzo G. Castellari, who’s other notable films include Street Law, High Crime and The Inglorious Bastards. Key collaborators on Keoma include cinematographer Aiace Parolin (Seduced and Abandoned, Baba Yaga), composers Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis (Torso, Alien 2: On Earth) and screenwriter George Eastman (Rabid Dogs, Erotic Nights of the Living Dead). Read More »

Sergio Corbucci – Django (1966)

Synopsis:
A coffin-dragging gunslinger and a half-breed prostitute become embroiled in a bitter feud between a Klan of Southern racists and a band of Mexican Revolutionaries. Read More »