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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
When you're a big man in the big city, can you get away with murder ?
When you're a big man in the big city, can you get away with murder ?
Drama - 1970
8.1
100%
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A chief of detectives, homicide section, commits a murder and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
Director:

Details

Rated:
R
Runtime:
112 min
Release date:
9 Feb 1970
Country:
IT
Languages:
Italian
Budget:
$0
Revenue:
$0
Awards:
Won 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 6 nominations.

Top Critics Reviews

fresh:
A potent study of power as pathology.
– Elliott Stein,
Village Voice,
1 Apr 2003
fresh:
The movie survives beautifully both as an elegant thriller and as a study of the twisted infantilism that shapes the fanatic heart.
– Ella Taylor,
L.A. Weekly,
25 Sep 2003
fresh:
A provocative political thriller that is as troubling today as when it came out in 1970. Maybe more so.
– Kenneth Turan,
Los Angeles Times,
26 Sep 2003
fresh:
A paranoid police procedural, a perverse parable about the corrupting elements of power, and a candidate for the greatest predated Patriot Act movie ever ...
– David Fear,
Time Out New York,
25 Sep 2012
fresh:
Its portrait of a loner and his lusts comes up frighteningly fresh, and the whole conceit would collapse without the muscular, rousing presence of Gian Maria Volonte in the central role.
– Anthony Lane,
New Yorker,
1 Oct 2012
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