Vogliamo I Colonnelli (1973)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Political Satire, Satire  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - Italy  |  
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This Italian political satire explores a fictional attempted military/right-wing takeover of Italy. Grifondi (Ugo Tognazzi) is the main plotter in this scheme, but he also has the support of the police and the military. There was another, more sinister group waiting for just such an event, and when the first coup fails, the second one begins. Interestingly, this was the first film funded by Italnoleggio, a nationally supported production company .

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takeover, military-takeover, against-all-odds, police