395 000 DOLLAR L'ONCIA (1988)

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Alternative titles

  • Der Große Coup Alternative
  • Gold $395 an Ounce Alternative
  • Let the buried Lie Alternative


Xavier, a dangerous criminal, has a secret: ten years ago he robbed a gold transport. He was captured but he never revealed the hiding place of the gold. This was a significant lost for the company "Insurance International". Jack Clementi is asked to trace the gold. Jack goes to jail voluntarily and succeeds in sharing a cell with Xavier. But it appears that Xavier is planning his escape. Jack gains his trust, and they escape together. However once outside, Xavier murders all of his associates except Jack, who Xavier keeps as his prisoner. In a small village Xavier terrorizes a pub owner and his family. For Jack it's difficult to act. That is until Xavier shows him the way to the gold...

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