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The Salamander (1981 film)

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Director  Peter Zinner
Duration  
Initial DVD release  June 29, 2004 (USA)
Language  English
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Thriller
Running time  1h 43m
Music director  Jerry Goldsmith
The Salamander (1981 film) movie poster
Release date  April 25, 1981 (1981-04-25) (UK) May 23, 1983 (1983-05-23) (U.S.)
Writer  Robert Katz (screenplay), Rod Serling (adaptation), Morris L. West (novel)
Initial release  April 25, 1981 (United Kingdom)
Cast  Franco Nero (Carabinieri Colonel Dante Matucci), Anthony Quinn (Bruno Manzini), Martin Balsam (Captain Steffanelli), Claudia Cardinale (Elena Leporello), Sybil Danning (Lili Anders), Christopher Lee (Prince Baldasar, the Director of Counterintelligence)
Similar movies  Franco Nero and Martin Balsam appear in The Salamander and Confessions of a Police Captain

The salamander 1981


The Salamander (also known as Morris West's The Salamander) is a 1981 thriller film directed by Peter Zinner, at his directorial debut. The film is based on a novel with the same name by Morris West.

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Plot

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Policeman Dante Matucci investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. As the body count grows he sees a pattern that might point to a conspiracy to take over the Italian government.

Cast


  • Franco Nero: Carabinieri Colonel Dante Matucci
  • Anthony Quinn: Bruno Manzini
  • Martin Balsam: Captain Steffanelli
  • Sybil Danning: Lili Anders
  • Christopher Lee: Prince Baldasar, the Director of Counterintelligence
  • Cleavon Little: Major Carl Malinowski, USMC
  • Paul L. Smith: The Surgeon
  • John Steiner: Captain Roditi
  • Claudia Cardinale: Elena Leporello
  • Eli Wallach: General Leporello
  • Renzo Palmer: Carabinieri Major Giorgione
  • Anita Strindberg: Princess Faubiani
  • Marino Masé: Captain Rigoli
  • Jacques Herlin: Woodpecker
  • Fortunato Arena: General Pantaleone
  • John Stacy: Concierge
  • Gitte Lee: Princess Baldasar
  • Nello Pazzafini: Manzini's Bodyguard
  • References

    The Salamander (1981 film) Wikipedia
    The Salamander (1981 film) IMDb The Salamander (1981 film) themoviedb.org


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