Un uomo in ginocchio

Synopsis: Nino, a regular working-class guy, finds that a hitman has been hired to kill him. He discovers that a wealthy woman has been kidnapped and that everyone who was involved in it is being killed off. However, Nino had nothing to do with the kidnapping and has to find out who has sent the killers and stop them before it's too late.
Genre: Thriller
106 min

If the doctor says you

will, then you will.

You'll get well because

you're in a nice new home.

You like it?

Yes, before couldn't sleep at

night because of the mice.

Look at the news!

Here there are no mice.

Just like said.

There aren't any, there aren't any.

saw some!

Where'd you see them?

Don't leave the house Nino.

In the courtyard.

The courtyard is not in the house!

OK, well done, they could

still get in the house.

So, when you've finished the

first set of injections,

then you should bring

her over to my office.

OK... how much do we owe you?

We can think about that

another time Miss.

Thanks but it's not a

problem now doctor.

OK, make it 5,000 (lira)

Daddy, were there mice in prison?

Heh.. yes, and plenty of them!

There are convict rats!

Guess what we used to do with the mice?

Played "hide and seek"!


Of course!

All OK Colicchia?

Good, thanks Miss Lucia!

Doctor Ralo is a great person but

he has too much imagination.

Understand him but he

doesn't have to keep

thinking about you like that

That's the nonsense of the day!

Why are you carrying the gun?

I'm selling it.

If you go back to jail,

I'll kill myself.

Before went back would kill myself too.

Nino, don't leave me here alone

with the kids and without food..

That's the past Lucia.

Don't you trust me?

Is there something Nino?

Yes, there is...

.. it's being able to keep up with the


No attempt was made to prevent

the gunman from escaping.

The man was around 35 yrs old,

dark hair, brown suit and tie.

Yes, but that doesn't mean it's the

same guy spoke to at the stall!

Couldn't get a better

description if you ask me!

Hi Dad... Mum

Lucia's upstairs, see you later.

But does it say why he killed them?

Could be someone who's tired of paying

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Damiano Damiani

Damiano Damiani (23 July 1922 – 7 March 2013) was an Italian screenwriter, film director, actor and writer. Poet and director Pier Paolo Pasolini referred to him as "a bitter moralist hungry for old purity", while film critic Paolo Mereghetti said that his style made him "the most American of Italian directors".In 1946 Damiano Damiani became part of the so-called Group of Venice with Fernando Carcupino, Hugo Pratt and Dino Battaglia. more…

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