Tag Archives: Massimo Serato

Giuliano Carnimeo – Una nuvola di polvere… un grido di morte… arriva Sartana AKA Light the Fuse…Sartana is Coming (1970)

Synopsis:
Wily roving gunslinger Sartana arrives in a small town and tries to find a hidden fortune of half a million dollars in gold and two million dollars in counterfeit money. Naturally, a bunch of other treacherous folks who include conniving widow Senora Manassas, shrewd fellow gunslinger Grand Full, and the vicious and unhinged General Monk are also looking to get their greedy hands on said fortune. Read More »

Romano Scavolini – Lo stato d’assedio AKA L’amore breve AKA Besieged (1969)

Synopsis
‘A wealthy shipbuilding family falls apart in the wake of labor unrest and economic crisis. Lorenzo is the son who returns home from college and falls in love with his mother, hates his father even more, and makes love to an older family friend Roberta. […] The family sinks into further disarray as the labor strike continues and the family fortune is depleted.’
– Dan Pavlides Read More »

Ray Enright & Edoardo Anton – Dramma nella Kasbah AKA The Man from Cairo (1953)

“The Man from Cairo”, a Michaeldavid production for distribution by Lippert, with Ray Enright the only credited director on the film print, finds Mike Canelli, the man from Cairo, nosing around Algiers with mystery surrounding the people he meets and the things he does and has done to him, all deriving from the war-time theft of $100,000,000 in gold which lies somewhere in the adjacent desert. People representing many nationalities and reasons are also seeking the gold. It boils down to a battle between Canelli and the original looter aboard a speeding train. Read More »

Mario Soldati – Piccolo mondo antico aka Old-Fashioned World (1941)

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Plot:
Franco, a young man of noble descent, decides to marry Luisa, daughter of a humble clerk, against his grandmother’s will. But a terrible tragedy upsets the life of the newly married couple: their little daughter Ombretta drowns in Lake Como and Luisa goes to the brink of madness… Read More »