Euro Cult Movie Forum => Police & Crime => Topic started by: Jonny on 26 Aug 2008 - 11:01

Title: Gangster's Law / La legge dei gangsters (Siro Marcellini, 1969)
Post by: Jonny on 26 Aug 2008 - 11:01
I was looking through some DVD-R's and found a copy taken from a Dutch VHS.

Maurice Poli and a young Klaus Kinski star, though I had a quick spin through it and Kinski doesn't seem to be in it that much. I've not seen it before and wondered if it was worth a look or not, anyone?

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Title: Re: Gangster's Law / La legge dei gangsters (Siro Marcellini, 1969)
Post by: mattblake on 26 Aug 2008 - 11:37
I enjoyed this one.  I like Maurice Poli, and it's really his film, and Kinski has a decent part - it's not one of those ones where he turns up for five minutes to collect his pay cheque.  They do something weird with the costumes, which all look completely wrong in a kind of over-stylised way.  I wonder if Mario Bava watched it, because it's not at all disimilar to Wild Dogs
Title: Re: Gangster's Law / La legge dei gangsters (Siro Marcellini, 1969)
Post by: Luca Canali on 26 Aug 2008 - 12:08
Personally, I really like this film. Maurice Poli is superb in it. The film starts off with a heist and then is structured as a series of flashbacks from each member of the gang as to how and why they got into the situation in the first place. I'd love to see a wide print of this some day. All versions I've seen have been horrible zoomed in full frame prints.
Title: Re: Gangster's Law / La legge dei gangsters (Siro Marcellini, 1969)
Post by: Stephen Grimes on 26 Aug 2008 - 12:13
I've a lbx Italian tv broadcast of this from Rete 4,decent enough quality though it's from an old transmission.