Roberto Mauri, Marco Giusti – Stracult (2010)

  Born Giuseppe Tagliavia in Castelvetrano, Trapani, Mauri began his career as a film actor in low-budget films, occasionally even playing main roles. He debuted as a director co-directing with Andrea Bianchi the crime film Lost Souls, in which he was also an actor. Mainly active between the 1960s and the first half of the 1970s, Mauri specialised in the … Continue reading Roberto Mauri, Marco Giusti – Stracult (2010)

Francois the Smuggler/Francois il Contrabbandiere (1953)

An early crime thriller from 1953 starring Roberto Mauri, a veteran director who appears to have started his career as a modestly successful actor. Here he plays the title character, Francois, a smuggler who returns to his home port after a long spell in hiding with his faithful sidekick Johnny. Due Fogli Poster Available to … Continue reading Francois the Smuggler/Francois il Contrabbandiere (1953)