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129 Ratings

Illustrious Corpses

Cadaveri eccellenti

Directed by Francesco Rosi
France, Italy, 1976
Crime, Thriller, Mystery


A lone policeman investigates the murders of prominent legal figures. As he stumbles on a conspiracy of national dimensions, the mystery thriller expands into an exploration of the mysteries of political power.

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Illustrious Corpses Directed by Francesco Rosi

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1976 | 5 nominations including: Best Director

David di Donatello Awards

1976 | 2 wins including: Best Film

Golden Globes (Italy)

1976 | Winner: Best Film

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