Roberto Mauri, Marco Giusti – Stracult (2010)

  Born Giuseppe Tagliavia in Castelvetrano, Trapani, Roberto Mauri began his career as an actor in a series of low-budget films, occasionally also playing the lead role. He debuted as a director¬†with the crime film Lost Souls (co-directed with Andrea Bianchi) Mostly active between the 1960s and the first half of the 1970s, Mauri specialised … 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)