The legendary Franco Nero (Django, The Fifth Cord) stars in the titular role as a half-breed gunfighter who returns from the killing fields of the civil war to find his hometown riddled with the plague, its inhabitants terrorized (with the help of Keoma’s own estranged half-brothers) by tyrannical gang leader Caldwell (Donald O’Brien, Zombie Holocaust). Keoma’s father (Willian Berger, Sartana in the Valley of Death) welcomes his prodigal son’s return, but when Keoma saves a vulnerable pregnant woman (Olga Karlatos, Zombie Flesh Eaters) from Caldwell’s thugs, the stage is set for a violent confrontation. With the help of his father and his friend, the freed slave George (Woody Strode, Spartacus), Keoma prepares to take a savage revenge on Caldwell and his gang. Read More »
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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 »
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.
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 »
Enzo G. Castellari – Quel maledetto treno blindato AKA The Inglorious Bastards AKA Counterfeit Commandos (1978)
In 1944, in France, the rogue American soldiers Lieutenant Robert Yeager, Private Fred Canfield, the murderer Tony, the thief Nick and the coward Berle are transported to a military prison. However, the convoy is attacked by the Germans and they survive and flee with the intention of cross the border of Switzerland. Along their journey, they fight against a German platoon and capture the German prisoner Adolf Sachs that offers to guide them to the Swiss border. When they meet a German troop, they kill them but sooner they discover that they actually were and American commando in a mission headed by Colonel Buckner to steal a German V2 warhead. Lt. Yeager, Fred, Tony and Nick offer to risk their lives to accomplish the mission. Read More »
Nico is a police inspector who is battling against gangsters who are terrorising an Italian town and extorting money from its locals. No one dares to speak out against them except a local restaurant owner. After telling all his daughter is swiftly raped and the inspector taken off the case. He decides, however, to go it alone and enlists support from victims of the hoodlums.”
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