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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion Reviews

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker
October 1, 2012
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 Volonté in the central role.
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David Fear
Time Out
September 25, 2012
A paranoid police procedural, a perverse parable about the corrupting elements of power, and a candidate for the greatest predated Patriot Act movie ever ...
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
September 26, 2003
A provocative political thriller that is as troubling today as when it came out in 1970. Maybe more so.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
September 25, 2003
The movie survives beautifully both as an elegant thriller and as a study of the twisted infantilism that shapes the fanatic heart.
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Elliott Stein
Village Voice
April 1, 2003
A potent study of power as pathology.