Directed by Fernando Di Leo
Release Year: 1972
Running time: 102
Language: Italian and English
Genres: World Cinema , Thriller , World Cinema , World Cinema
Directed by: Fernando Di Leo
Writer: Fernando Di Leo
Crew: Amadeo Giomini, Franco Villa
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.
"Caliber 9 is a violent, complex, and brilliantly realized crime thriller." - DVDVERDICT
Official Selection Venice International Film Festival