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Can Someone please expain the ending?


Any help is appreciated.

Thanks.

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I believe Cipriani wanted out of the whole thing. That's why he did'nt bother to say that he recognized the curly haired guy. He knew what kind of trouble that would cause him, if he made a big deal out of what had happened. He just wanted to get his wife back and get out of the mess. Of course, this is something I've thought up myself. Any other suggestions?

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I kind I kind of thought something myself the first time I watched it. Thanks for your input.

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Glad it made some sense.
Pycal; it looks as if you know much about these kind of movies. If it's not too much to ask for, can you recommend some euro crimes from the 70's? There are just so many of them, same with spaghetti westerns.. I've seen "High Crime", "Fear in the City", "Rome armed to the Teeth", and "Confessions of a Policeman" with Nero. I especially liked the two with Nero. He is a great actor, and it's cool to think about how young he was when he was doing some of his more famous parts (Django, High Crime, Confessions, Companeros, The Mercenary).
Looking forward to "How to Kill a Jugde!"

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As of recently I have been watching a lot of Euro-crimers so if you need any recomendations, just ask. The Films of Umberto Lenzi are a good place to start, the majority of them are very good. So far I have not seen a bad Lenzi film.

Also check out:

Highway Racer
The Boss
Manhunt
Contraband
The Violent Professionals
Emergency Squad
Young, Violent, and Desperate
Violent Rome
A Special Cop in Action
Violent City
Tony Arzenta
Death Rage
Strange Shadows in an Empty Room
The Master Touch


'Highway Racer' is probably my favorite Italian crime film thus far, everything about it is absolutely great.

I can't recommend any Nero films, as the ones you mentioned are the only ones I have seen. I can't wait for the Blue-Underground DVD release of'Street Law'.

I have heard from others though to avoid Nero's 'Day of the Cobra' and 'Redneck'.

I can also recommend some French crime films as well, but I personally I think the Italians were the kings of the Euro-crime genre.

How is 'Fear in the City'? I heard that it is not very good, but I'm a big Merli fan so I'm interested in seeing it.



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One of the best Italian crime films I have seen.

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'Contraband' is probably the most violent I have seen, but 'Live like a Cop, Die like a Man' might be even more violent. It is directed by Ruggero Deodato
who did 'Cannibal Holocaust' so its probably violent as hell. I know someone gets their eye poked out in it like the scene in Lucio Fulci's 'Zombie' and 'Kill Bill Vol 2'.

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Thanks for the answers guys. I actually liked Fear in the City, it was very standard, but still enjoyable. Merli never lets me down. It's worth the one dollar you have to pay for the 23rd Century release on Ebay!

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I enjoyed it quite a bit. Not Merli's best though.

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Contraband is awesome..

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Here is my take on the ending (watched it last night for the second time and this is what I came up with):

Vito's wife is freaked out because she can't believe that Vito isn't putting the blame on the guy who kidnapped her and put her through hell (made her take drugs, etc). I think that the cops actually killed the white afro guy and wanted Vito to back up the story that white afro guy was responsible, which he was. Vito refused to go along with them because it was their fault (by not supporting his confessions) that he had to kill Milo.

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🔊 SPOILER

The powerful people behind the whole thing (the ones that could crush you and your family for 1000 years) killed the guy in the morgue along with Al Niko and Milo in order to cover up the assassination of that oil guy. Vito had to deny that the guy in the morgue was the one involved with the kidnapping of his wife as a condition of getting his wife back and being let go. It was a cover up in order to close the whole affair. Milo was killed because he knew that guy that got hit by the train on the motorcycle was not who Al Niko said it was. Vito's wife was horrified that he would take part in the cover up thereby becoming as corrupt as the officials that had the oil guy shot on the street in the beginning.

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yes, exactly. this is my interpretation of the ending as well. Although I mainly watched the film for the Morricone score, the dark and unfortunate ending is of a man who has discovered that the corrupt system was more than he could stand up against, and who had to cooperate for his own life and for the life of his wife.

Fairly good slow-boiling action thriller, that perhaps was part of the disillusionment during Vietnam and Watergate. This was an Italian film, not related to US politics, but still seems to have been part of the times.

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^^^
Great point. Resistance is futile.

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