Dio, Sei Proprio un Padreterno! (1973, ITA/FRA) C-85m. ** D: Michele Lupo. Starring Lee Van Cleef, Tony Lo Bianco, Edwige Fenech, Jean Rochefort, Fausto Tozzi, Mario Erpichini, Jess Hahn, Adolfo Lastretti, Silvano Tranquilli, Romano Puppo, Robert Hundar (=Claudio Hundari), Tom Felleghy, Goffredo Unger. Action comedy with the emphasis on action, about gangster Van Cleef who is sent to prison and becomes friends with small-time crook Lo Bianco, with whom he plans to escape. Buddy movie without serious plot. Score by Riz Ortolani is most interesting thing. Photography by Aldo Tonti and Joe d'Amato. Uncut print runs 97m. Also known as ESCAPE FROM DEATH ROW, FRANK AND TONY, MEAN FRANK AND CRAZY TONY, and POWER KILL.

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