German poster for Milano calibro 9
|Directed by||Fernando Di Leo|
|Produced by||Armando Novelli|
|Written by||Fernando Di Leo|
|Music by||Luis Enríquez Bacalov
Caliber 9 (Italian: Milano calibro 9) is a poliziottesco film written and directed by the Italian crime film specialist Fernando Di Leo in 1972. The film is based on a novel of the same name written by Giorgio Scerbanenco. The soundtrack for the film, Preludio Tema Variazioni e Canzona, is a collaboration album between Luis Enríquez Bacalov and the Italian progressive rock group Osanna.
Small-time gangster Ugo Piazza (Gastone Moschin) is released from prison. He tries to convince the police, the mafia, his psychotic ex-friend Rocco (Mario Adorf) and his girlfriend Nelly Bordon (Barbara Bouchet) that he wants to go straight, but everyone believes he has $300,000 of stolen money hidden somewhere.
- Gastone Moschin: Ugo Piazza
- Barbara Bouchet: Nelly Bordon
- Mario Adorf: Rocco Musco
- Frank Wolff: Police Commissioner
- Luigi Pistilli: Inspector Mercuri
- Ivo Garrani: Don Vincenzo
- Philippe Leroy: Chino
- Lionel Stander: The "American"
- Salvatore Aricò: Luca
- Ernesto Colli: Alfredo Bertolon
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