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Prega il morto e ammazza il vivo

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Prega il morto e ammazza il vivo (Italy 1971 / Director: Giuseppe Vari)

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  • Runtime: 94 min
  • Release Date: 13.8.1971

Also known as

Shoot the Living and Pray for the Dead (U.S.A.) | To Kill a Jackal (U.S.A.) | Renegade Gun (U.S.A.) | Der Mörder des Klans (Germany) | Mata al vivo y reza por el muerto (Argentina) | Reza al muerto y mata el vivo (Spain) | Priez les morts, tuez les vivants! (France) | Mata o vivo e reza pelo morto (Brazil) | Atire Para Viver e Reze Pelos Mortos (Brazil) | Be för de döda (Sweden) | Skjut de levande - bed för de döda (Swedish) | Reza pelo morto e mata o vivo (Portugal) | Bid en sterf (The Netherlands) | Mrtvog Moli, Živog ubij! (Yugoslavia) | Pray to Kill and Return Alive

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Klaus Kinski (Dan Hogan), Victoria Zinny (Eleanor), Paolo Casella (as Paul Sullivan)(John Webb/Parker), Dino Strano (as Dean Stratford)(Reed), Patrizia Adiutori (Sandy), Anthony Rock (Oswald), John Ely (Dick), Dante Maggio (as Dan May)(Jonathan), Fortunato Arena (as Ares Lucky)(Sam/Carl), Anna Zinnemann (Baby Doll/Daisy), Adriana Giuffrè (Marietta), Gianni Pulone, Aldo Barberito (as Aldo Barber)(Greene), Goffredo Unger (as Freddy Unger)(Frank Skelton), Mimmo Maggio (Cobra)
  • Story: Adriano Bolzoni (as Marc Saltzer)
  • Screenplay: Adriano Bolzoni (as Marc Saltzer)
  • Cinematography: Franco Villa [Eastmancolor, CinemaScope 2,35:1]
  • Camera Operator: Claudio Morabito
  • Music: Mario Migliardi
  • Songs: "That Man" + "I'm Not Your Pony" sung by Ann Collin
  • Producer: Otello Cocchi

Plot

A band of killers led by Hogan (Kinski) set out for Mexico with stolen gold. A mysterious stranger agrees to guide them for a cut of the gold. But the stranger has other motives. The first half of the movie takes part in a waystation the other half in the desert.--JONAH HEX 00:53, 3 November 2007 (CET)

Comments

One of the best examples (and film wise) of the forgotten gems of the Spaghetti Western. A well made, original, and thoroughly interesting mystery thriller disguised as a Western. A film comparable to Sleuth as it is set in only 2 locations. A stagecoach way station and the sprawling plains of the west. (Or sprawling sand pits of Rome). Don't miss it. --Korano 23:53, 16 September 2009 (UTC)

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