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Blood Feud

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Blood Feud
Blood-Feud-DVD cover.jpg
DVD Cover
Country ITA.jpg Italy
Directed by Lina Wertmüller
Release Date 1978
Language Italian
Studio Lord Grade
Distributor Associated Film Distribution (AFD)
Main Cast
Character Actor
Rosario Maria Spallone Marcello Mastroianni
Titina Paterno Sophia Loren
Nicola 'Nick' Sanmichele Giancarlo Giannini
Vito Acicatena Turi Ferro

Blood Feud (original: Un Fatto Di Sangue Nel Commune Di Sculiana Fra Due Uomini Per Causa Di Una Vedova Si Sospetano Moventi Politici. Amore-Morte-Shimmy. Lugano Belle. Tarantelle. Tarallucci È Vino.) is a Italian drama directed by Lina Wertmüller in 1978. Listed as having the longest film title by the Guinness Book of World Records, but the English-language title in most of the world was simply Blood Feud. The story takes place over 30 years in a small Sicilian town. Mafia hitman Vitto Acicatena (Turi Ferro) shoots Angelo Paterno, the leader of the local fishermen's strike against the rising prices of their catch on a market. The widow Conchita (Sophia Loren), who after the murder of her husband miscarries, intends to take revenge because the court of justice closed the case since the offender is "unknown", is about to execute a vendetta herself. Socialist and attorney Rosario Maria Spalone (Marcello Mastroianni) offers her help, because he is an idealist, in addition to the falls madly in love. But from America comes another suitor, Angelo's cousin, Nicola Sanmichele (Giancarlo Giannini) alias Nick, who applies more illegal means to achieve justice.

The following firearms can be seen in the film Blood Feud:

12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun

The widow Conchita Paterno (Sophia Loren) does not go out of the house without a 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun.

Charles Parker 1878 - 12 Gauge.
Conchita aims her shotgun at Vito Acicatena.
Rosario Maria Spalone (Marcello Mastroianni) the ducks hunting ...
... with a family friend Tonino (Mario Scarpetta) (back).
Fascist by shot mortally wound to Nicolo before he was himself killed.

Beretta Model 1951

The characters in the film uses a Beretta M1951 pistol, which is an anachronism in the prewar period.

Beretta M951 - 9x19mm
Rosario Maria Spallone (Marcello Mastroianni) began to shoot fascists in the amphitheater.
Vitto Acicatena (Giancarlo Giannini) wounded in a gun battle in the amphitheater holds in its hands the gun.
'Nick' Sanmichele (Giancarlo Giannini) shoots from his weapons at Vitto´s men in the harbor.
One of the dead fascists dropped his gun.
Conchita pick up this pistol ...
... and fired in the Vito´s neck.

Beretta M1935

In the film also appear in a Beretta Model 1935 pistol.

Beretta Model 1935, the .32 ACP version of the Model 1934. Other than caliber, the pistols are identical.
Dying Vito holds in his hand a weapon, which killed Spallone.

Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless revolver

Nicola Sanmichele (Giancarlo Giannini) still wears a Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless revolver.

Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless "Lemon Squeezer" - .32 S&W
Giancarlo Giannini-Hammerless.jpg
Giancarlo Giannini-revolver.jpg

Carcano M91 TS Modificato

Some chracters in film used a Carcano M91 TS Modificatos.

Carcano M91 TS Modificato - 6.5mm.
During a gun battle in the amphitheater fascist falls with a carbine in his hand.

Alternative poster

English movie poster

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