Flatfoot in Egypt

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Piedone d'Egitto
(Flatfoot in Egypt)
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Directed by Steno
Produced by Merope Film
Written by Massimo Franciosa
Adriano Bolzoni
Starring Bud Spencer, Enzo Cannavale, Angelo Infanti
Music by Guido & Maurizio De Angelis
Cinematography Luigi Kuveiller
Edited by Mario Morra
Distributed by Titanus, Medusa Film
Running time
103 min
Country Italy
Language Italian

Piedone d'Egitto (internationally released as Flatfoot in Egypt and Flatfoot on the Nile) is a 1980 Italian "poliziottesco"-comedy film directed by Steno.

It is the fourth and last chapter in the "Flatfoot" film series.[1][2][3]


The Neapolitan Commissioner Rizzo, said "Flatfoot", leaves to Egypt; a major Italian scientist has disappeared. The man in fact, before the kidnapping, was doing a research on the oil fields in Egypt, and as a gang of criminals had put on his trail to get their hands on his projects. Flatfoot, who arrives in the land of the pharaohs, discovers that the scientist is kidnapped because he has realized that a particular beetle is attracted by land oilfields and nests on them. Now that the criminals have in hand the research of the scientist, Flatfoot sets out in search of them ...



  1. ^ Roberto Curti. Italia odia: il cinema poliziesco italiano. Lindau, 2006. pp. 176–177. 
  2. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876059695. 
  3. ^ Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 88-6073-626-9. 

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