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Directed by:
Michael Tuchner

Starring Richard Burton, Ian McShane, Nigel Davenport, Donald Sinden, Fiona Lewis and T.P. McKenna, "Villain" (also known as "Mascalzone, Il", "Die alles zur Sau machen") is a Crime/Drama film directed by Michael Tuchner, released on May 26 of 1971 in the USA.

Meet Vic Dakin. Then wish you hadn't.

Who directed "Villain":

Villain was directed by Michael Tuchner, a director.

Since Villain, Michael Tuchner directed The Likely Lads, released in 1976, Wilt (1989), The Rainbow Warrior (1992), Back to the Secret Garden (2001).

What was the release date of "Villain":

Villain was initially released on Wednesday, May 26, 1971, in the United States. Also released on Wednesday, May 26, 1971 have been Big Jake (dir. George Sherman), Support Your Local Gunfighter (dir. Burt Kennedy), and When Eight Bells Toll. This was forty-eight (48) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, December 18, 1971 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Villain":

At the casting of Villain we find Richard Burton, previously seen in Raid on Rommel (1971) and Anne of the Thousand Days (1969); Ian McShane (Tam Lin (1970), Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)); Nigel Davenport (The Last Valley (1970), No Blade of Grass (1970)) [ more... ]

  • James Cossins and Joss Ackland, John Hallam can be seen in Hitler: The Last Ten Days, released in 1973.
  • T.P. McKenna, Colin Welland and Del Henney also appeared together in Straw Dogs, released in 1971.
  • Richard Burton, T.P. McKenna and Brook Williams also appeared in Anne of the Thousand Days, released in 1969.
  • T.P. McKenna and Donald Sinden also appeared together in The Siege of Sidney Street, released in 1960.

What is the Storyline of "Villain":

It tells the story of ruthless East End gangster Vic Dakin and his plans for an ambitious raid on the wages van of a plastic factory. This is a departure from Dakin's usual modus operandi, and the job is further complicated by his having to work with fellow gangster Frank Fletcher's firm. As Dakin plots, Wolfe wheels and deals and MP Draycott gets caught in a web of his own iniquity. They are doggedly pursued by Inspector Bob Matthews (Nigel Davenport) who's just waiting for Dakin to slip up.


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