Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

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Restored by HFPA: “Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion” (1970)

In the 1970s, Italian film Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto), a police chief kills his kinky mistress while they are making love, then leaves clues of his guilt, daring his colleagues to charge him with the crime. Gian Maria Volontè, in his most famous role as the nameless chief of the homicide division of Rome’s police force, is a charismatic sociopath driven to crack down on the anarchists participating in the riots roiling Rome.