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Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)
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Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)
Original name: Confessione di un commissario di polizia al procuratore della Repubblica
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Confessions of a Police Captain (Italian: Confessione di un commissario di polizia al procuratore della repubblica, also known as Confessions of a Police Commissioner to the District Attorney) is an Italian crime-drama film about a cop starring Franco Nero and Martin Balsam who is caught up in suffocating and incriminating big city "corruption." Nero tries desperately to bring an elusive criminal to justice who has been a thorn in his side for many years. This cop has a tough decision to make; does he turn in his partner or turn his head? The film won the Golden Prize at the Moscow International Film Festival in 1971 and the Prix lntemational de l'Academie du Cinema at the Étoile de Cristal Awards in 1972.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, strait jacket, crimes, heist, crime, graphic violence, against the odds, legal, society, urban, fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, city life, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge, gang violence, gunshot, prison, car, police, violence, truck ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy

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