Days of Fire (Italian: Gangsters '70) is a 1968 Italian crime-thriller film written and directed by Mino Guerrini.[2][3][4]

Days of Fire
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Directed byMino Guerrini
Produced byBenito Pertaccini[1]
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Adriano Baracco
  • Fernando Di Leo
  • Mino Guerrini[1]
Starring
Music byEgisto Macci[1]
CinematographyFranco Delli Colli[1]
Edited byEnzo Micarelli[1]
Production
company
Bema Film[1]
Distributed byI.N.D.I.E.F.
Release date
  • 30 April 1968 (1968-04-30) (Italy)
Running time
110 minutes[1]
CountryItaly[1]
Box office83,977 million

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Days of Fire was written by Fernando Di Leo under the title Elegia in un cimitero d'asfalto o Il sol nero (lit. Elegey in an Aslphalt Cemetery or Black Sun).[1]

ReleaseEdit

Days of Fire was distributed theatrically in Italy by I.N.D.I.E.F. on 30 April 1968.[1] The film grossed a total of 83,977,000 Italian lire domestically.[1] Italian film historian and critic Roberto Curti stated that was "unoticed by critics and audiences alike".[5] Curti stated the film was not re-discovered until the late 1990s.[5]

The film has been released as Gangers '70 and Days of Fire.[1] It was released in Canada on VHS by the UVI label in Italian.[1]

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FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Curti 2013, p. 23.
  2. ^ Roberto Curti. Italia odia: il cinema poliziesco italiano. Lindau, 2006.
  3. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876059695.
  4. ^ Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti - Dizionario dei film. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.
  5. ^ a b Curti 2013, p. 24.

SourcesEdit

  • Curti, Roberto (2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland. ISBN 0786469765.


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