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Deadlock (1970)

In a deserted mining town at the end of nowhere three desperate men fight over a suitcase full of cash.

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Roland Klick

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Roland Klick
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mario Adorf ... Charles Dump, die Ratte
Anthony Dawson ... Anthony Sunshine, der alte Killer
Marquard Bohm ... Kid, der junge Killer
Mascha Rabben ... Jessy, das Mädchen (as Mascha Elm-Rabben)
Siegurd Fitzek Siegurd Fitzek ... Enzo, der elende Schnüffler
Betty Segal Betty Segal ... Corinna, die abgetakelte Schachtel
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In a deserted mining town at the end of nowhere three desperate men fight over a suitcase full of cash.

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Thriller | Western

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1972 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Duello a tre See more »

Filming Locations:

Israel See more »

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Budget:

DEM 250,000 (estimated)
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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Sunshine's gun is the same Mauser model like the one that was used to build Han Solo's blaster in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). The Mauser automatic pistol was made in Germany until 1936. See more »

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Sunstruck western

Deadlock is a metaphysical western filmed in a dust-trap out in the Negev desert. It's an effective homage to Leone though very much its own film as well. A couple of guys pull off a heist and make their separate ways out to the desert to hole up until attention has died down. There are three inhabitants of the small mining town, Dump who has some sort of caretaker role in relation to the disused mine, Jessy a young girl, and Corinna, an older lady, each waltzing with their own personal oblivions, as crazy as you like. There's a cartoonish element to most murder in the movies, but the first part of this movie rather emphasises how difficult it is to kill someone, how you have to go against all the hardwiring in your head that says not to. So when the violence does happen, it hits home pretty hard. It's a tough movie, with no happiness at all, filled with loneliness, and it sort of hints at the impossibility of friendship and the abject selfishness baked into us all. For me it felt like watching it was a spiritual exfoliation.


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