By Giorgio Scerbanenco
Within the bleak Milan suburb of Metanopoli, within the overdue Sixties, a lifeless lady is located alongside the part of the line. Duca Lamberti is a physician who has simply been published from felony, the place he has spent 3 years for having practised euthanasia. he's approached through the wealthy industrialist Auseri who asks Duca to therapy his son Davide of his ingesting behavior. After an tried suicide, Davide explains to Duca how he had met Alberta, the younger woman who was once came across useless a number of days previous, demise for which he feels dependable. Duca is pressured to determine the reality, and with assistance from Alberta's good friend Livia Ussaro, he and Davide aid the police in uncovering a posh circle of crime, the place Duca must locate his personal justice.
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