I Am Afraid

I Am Afraid (Italian: Io ho paura) is an Italian crime film directed by Damiano Damiani.[2][3]

I Am Afraid
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Directed byDamiano Damiani
Produced by
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Nicola Badalucco
  • Damiano Damiani
Music byRiz Ortolani[1]
CinematographyLuigi Kuveiller[1]
Edited byAntonio Siciliano[1]
Auro Cinematografica[1]
Distributed byC.I.C.
Release date
  • 6 October 1977 (1977-10-06) (Italy)
Running time
119 minutes[1]
Box office₤1.708 billion




I Am Afraid was shot at Auro Cinematografica in Rome and on location in Rome.[1]


I Am Afraid was released theatrically in Italy on 6 October 1977 where it was distributed by C.I.C.[1] It grossed a total of 1,708,460,918 Italian lira on its domestic release.[1] The film was shown at the 1977 Taormina Film Fest.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Curti 2013, p. 223.
  2. ^ Alberto Pezzotta. Regia Damiano Damiani. Cinemazero, 2004. ISBN 8890121823.
  3. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876059350.
  4. ^ Sandro Casazza (24 July 1977). "Le paure di Volonté, poliziotto stanco". La Stampa. p. 9.


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

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