The Italian Job (1969) Peter Collinson

The Italian Job (1969)
Genre: Action | Comedy | Crime
Country: UK | Director: Peter Collinson
Language: English | Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese,
French, German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian,
Italian, & Finnish (optional, embedded in Mkv file)
Aspect ratio: Cinemascope 2.35:1 | Length: 99mn
Bdrip H264 Mkv - 1280x544 - 23.976fps - 4.36gb

Audio 2: Commentary with screenwriter Troy Kennedy Martin
and Author Matthew Field

Audio 3: Commentary with Producer Michael Deeley
and Author Matthew Field

Charlie's got a 'Job' to do. Having just left prison, he finds one of his friends has attempted a high risk job in Italy right under the nose of the Mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far so Charlie takes over the 'Job'. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal the Gold and escape. 

The greatest Brit-flick crime caper comedy of all time, 1969's The Italian Job towers mightily above its latter-day mockney imitators. After Alfie but before Get Carter Michael Caine is the hippest ex-con around, bedding the birds (several at a time) and spouting immortal one-liners ("You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!"). The inheritor of a devious plan to steal gold bullion in the traffic-choked streets of Turin, Caine recruits a misfit team of genial underworld types--including a lecherous Benny Hill and three plummy public-schoolboy rally drivers--and uses the occasion of an England-Italy football match as cover for the heist.

In his final screen appearance, Noel Coward joyfully sends up his own patriotic persona, and there are small though priceless cameos from the likes of Irene Handl and John Le Mesurier. But The Italian Job's real stars are the three Mini Coopers--patriotically decorated red, white and blue--that run rings round every other vehicle in an immortal car-chase sequence, which preserves forever the British public's love affair with the little car. Quincy Jones provided the irreverent music, naturally, while the cliffhanger ending thumbs its nose at anything so un-hip as a resolution. It's all unashamedly jingoistic--ridiculously, gleefully, absurdly so--but the whole sums up the joie de vivre of the 1960s so perfectly that future historians need only look here to learn why the decade was swinging.
 The Italian Job (1969)

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