Directed by Mauro Bolognini
Starring : Massimo Ranieri, Martin Balsam, Valentina Cortese, Turi Ferro
1971 | 99’ | Colour | OV Italian | Drama | DCP
Subtitles : French
Rights : Belgium, Luxembourg, French-speaking Switzerland
Rome. Students and the police clash during a demonstration. A policeman is killed as well as a Massimo, a student, who is blamed for the death of the officer. Aldo Sola, the investigating judge, is unaware that his son, Fabio, is involved in the case. In order to prove Massimo’s innocence, Fabio steals the minutes of the proceedings from his father’s office.
“Chronicle of A Homicide…deals with Italy’s intergenerational conflict in the 1970s, where radical situations can become violent.” – Jacques Mandelbaum, Le Monde, 2015
Music by Ennio Morricone