Strategia del ragno (1970)

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Alternative titles

  • La Strategia del ragno Alternative
  • The Spider's Stratagem Alternative

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Synopsis

Athos Magnani, son of an anti-fascist hero of the same name, who was assassinated in 1936, arrives in Tara, a little known town in the Padana plains where his father lived and died. He gradually discovers the truth about his father's life and death. Based on the story "Theme of the Traitor and the Hero" by J.L. Borges.

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