Sacred Silence is a 1996 film written and directed by Antonio Capuano. It’s a borderline crime film in that it deals with the Camorra, although it’s more of a character study and modern day tragedy than a traditional poliziotteschi
Gang War in Naples is a film with a veneer of class. It has a stately pace, epic feel and – the major selling point – quite excellent cinematography from Giulio Albonico
Here’s a fascinating if obscure and not entirely effective Spaghetti Western from Alberto Cardone, one of the most underrated figures of the genre
Telly Savalas in a Eurocrime film… what’s not to like! Crime Boss, directed by B-Movie specialist Alberto De Martino, was released a month before The Godfather came out in Italy
This obscure movie from cult director Amasi Damiani was one of a bunch of Italian crime films made during the late 60s / early 70s and set in prohibition era America.
008 Operation Exterminate was the first in a series of four spy films Umberto Lenzi made for producer Fortunato Misiano. It’s got several positive points, but it’s let down by the ridiculous screenplay and some occasionally lackadaisical filmmaking.
OK, a little information about where I am with the next WildEye book, The WildEye 2: Giorgio Ardisson, the Italian James Bond