R | | Drama
A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
It's me, yes. Everything all right?
Marcello: What do you mean, they're gone? You mean she's gone, too?
Marcello: I'll be waiting in front of the hotel.
When young Marcello shoots up Lino's room, the squibs are clearly visible in the walls before they explode.
The "Dance of the Blind" sequence was restored for the 1994 re-issue of the film. This had been cut for the American release. Contrary to early reports, the DVD released by Paramount does include this scene.
Composed by Carlo Tuzzi
Italian, French, Latin, Chinese
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