One of the best Italian detective-avenger films
Umberto Lenzi and Henry Silva, the director and actor who gave form to the genre, in a very exciting and intense film from start to finish
The ice-cool Henry Silva, already an icon for his performances as a hard-boiled cop, Italian-style, this time plays an ordinary citizen who ruthlessly goes seeking revenge. This, and fact it is directed by Umberto Lenzi, a master of the detective film, make it an unmissable work for fans of the genre. Antonio Bruschini and Antonio Tentori, two of the most authoritative experts of the genre, describe the film as: “Exciting, violent and extremely tense from start to finish, one of the best Italian detective-avenger films. Dark, intense and with an intriguing plot, a combination of detective and thriller.”
During the course of a robbery in Milan, a stray bullet kills a young girl. There are no clues as to the identity of the culprits, except that one of the criminals has a tattoo of a scorpion. The police are getting nowhere in their investigations, so the heartbroken father of the dead girl decides to track down the criminals and take revenge.