Kidnap Syndicate

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Kidnap Syndicate (1975, Italy) is an Italian Crime film directed by Fernando Di Leo.


Main Details

  • Released in 1975
  • Color
  • Running Time: 97 Min.
  • Production Co: Cinemaster S.r.l.
  • Distribution Co: Cinema Shares International Distribution (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | International Film Distributors (1978) (Canada) (as "Kidnap Syndicate") (dubbed)
  • Directed by Fernando DiLeo
  • Written by Fernando DiLeo, Ernesto Gastaldi, Galliano Juso, Nicola Manzari
  • Starring Luc Merenda, James Mason, Irina Maleeva, Marino Masé, Daniele Dublino, Vittorio Caprioli, Valentina Cortese
  • Produced by Galliano Juso
  • Original Music by Luis Enríquez Bacalov
  • Cinematography by Erico Menczer
  • Film Editing by Sergio Montanari

Plot Summary

  • Based on an actual event "The Kidnap Syndicate" is the story of two boys, one from a rich family and the other from a poor family, who are kidnapped and held for ransom.

Also Known As

  • Auge um Auge (Germany)
  • Colère noire (France)
  • Dirty Deal (France) (video title)
  • La città sconvolta
  • Running Guns (Germany) (video title)
  • La Città Sconvolta: Caccia Spietata Ai Rapitori


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