Violent Actioner Remains Mario Imperoli's Masterpiece
Italian Title: COME CANI ARRABBIATI [Like Rabid Dogs]
director: Mario Imperoli
starring: Piero Santi · Annarita Grapputo · Paolo Senatore
· Cesare Barro · Gloria Piedimonte · Luis La Torre
vicious thugs - Tony, Rico, and twisted girlfriend Sylvia - are on a
crime spree... robbing, raping and killing their way across the city.
At one point, when they take a hostage and end up killing her, Tony
gets a taste for murdering hookers. The cops, hoping to finally catch
these elusive criminals,come up with a plan. Detective Paolo Muzi convinces
his girlfriend [and fellow cop] Germana to go undercover as a prostitute.
The trap pays off. Well, almost. Yes, she does get captured by the criminals.
But she also gets tortured and raped before they once again make their
Mario Imperoli was obsessed with the love-triangle story. This film,
like most of his others (notably BLUE
WIFE HAS A BODY MADE FOR LOVE, SNAPSHOT
OF A CRIME and YOUNG
GIRL), uses a quirky menage-a-trois theme which results in a
very dark conclusion. Had Mr Imperoli lived, he would have evolved into
one of the great Italian genre directors. As it stands, his death (from
a heart attack) at age 46 on Christmas Eve in 1977 cut those expectations
An Italian film,
with English subtitles; widescreen format (16:9), 94 minutes,
DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC WORLD FORMAT.
Strong Sexual Themes/Graphic
For Mature Audiences