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Indagine su un Cittadino al di Sopra di Ogni Sospetto Details

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Better known as Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion, this Oscar-winning political drama stars Gian Maria Volonte as the citizen of the title, an unnamed police inspector. The story finds the inspector calmly cutting his mistress' throat, then planting evidence that will clear him of accusation -- and attempting to evade arrest by virtue of his "clean" public image. Elio Petri's own anti-establishment stance was never more pronounced than in this film, where the truth is whatever the ruling class chooses to acknowledge. The original Italian title of Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion was Indagine su un Cittadino al di Sopra di Ogna Sospetto. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:December 20, 1970

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Ugo Pirro Best Original Screenplay 1971 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Elio Petri Best Foreign Language Film 1970 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Elio Petri Best Original Screenplay 1971 Nominee

Cast

Gian Maria Volontè
as Police Inspector
Florinda Bolkan
as Augusta
Salvo Randone
as Plumber
Gianni Santuccio
as Police Commissioner
Orazio Orlando
as Biglia
Arturo Dominici
as Mangani
Sergio Tramonti
as Antonio Pace
Vittorio Duse
Ugo Adinolfi
Massimo Foschi
as Augusta's Husband
Aldo Rendine
as Homicide Functionary
Massimo Foschi
as Augusta's Husband

Crew

Elio Petri
Director
Daniele Senatore
Producer
Ugo Pirro
Screenwriter
Elio Petri
Screenwriter
Luigi Kuveiller
Cinematographer
Ennio Morricone
Composer (Music Score)
Bruno Nicolai
Musical Direction/Supervision
Ruggero Mastroianni
Editor
Romano Cardarelli
Production Designer
Carlo Egidi
Art Director
Angela Sammaciccia
Costume Designer
Franco Corridoni
Makeup
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