The Assassin (L'assassino) (1961)

The Assassin (L'assassino)




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In this amusing look at the petty deceits of everyday life, Marcello Mastroianni shines as wealthy antique dealer Nello Poletti, a man with every comfort money can buy. One day, however, Poletti is falsely accused of murdering his former mistress (Micheline Presle), who set him up in a life of luxury only to be cast aside in favor of a younger woman (Cristina Gajoni). The evidence seems overwhelming, and Poletti is sent to jail, where he reflects on his shameful life of deceit in pursuit of … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy
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Written By: Pasquale Festa Campanile, Massimo Franciosa, Tonino Guerra, Elio Petri
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as Nello Poletti

as Commissioner Palumbo

as Adalgisa de Matteis

as Antonella Nogara

as Suicide Victim

as Adalgisa's Friend

as Nicoletta Nogara

as Detective Margiotta

as Dr. Francesconi
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