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Rod Steiger is ferocious as a scheming land developer in Francesco Rosi’s Hands over the City, a blistering work of social realism and the winner of the 1963 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion. This expose of the politically driven real-estate speculation that has devastated Naples’s civilian landscape moves breathlessly from a cataclysmic building collapse to the backroom negotiations of civic leaders vying for power in a city council election, laying bare the inner workings of corruption with passion and outrage.

  1. Francesco Rosi

    Director, Writer

  2. Enzo Forcella

    Screenplay

  3. Enzo Provenzale

    Screenplay

  4. Raffaele La Capria

    Writer

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Original Title Le mani sulla città

Status Released

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  • September 17, 1964
    Theatrical

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Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 45m

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