Crime at the Chinese Restaurant

Crime at the Chinese Restaurant (Italian: Delitto al ristorante cinese) is a 1981 Italian "poliziottesco"-comedy film directed by Bruno Corbucci. It is the eighth chapter in the Nico Giraldi film series;[1] in this chapter Tomas Milian plays a double role, the inspector Nico Giraldi and the Chinese Ciu Ci Ciao, a character reprised, with slight changes, from the role of Sakura that the same Milian played in the spaghetti western The White, the Yellow, and the Black.[2][3]

Crime at the Chinese Restaurant
Italian theatrical release poster by Renato Casaro
Directed byBruno Corbucci
Written byBruno Corbucci
Mario Amendola
StarringTomas Milian
Music byDetto Mariano
CinematographyGiovanni Ciarlo
Edited byDaniele Alabiso
Release date
  • November 19, 1981 (1981-11-19) (Italy)



The film was released in Italy on November 19, 1981.[4]

See also


  1. Roberto Curti. Italia odia: il cinema poliziesco italiano. Lindau, 2006.
  2. Manlio Momarasca; Giorgio Navarro; Davide Pulici. Monnezza e i suoi fratelli. Nocturno Dossier n.39, Cinemabis Comm.
  3. Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007.
  4. "I cinema di Torino - Delitto al ristorante cinese - Oggi la prima" (in Italian). Retrieved 2016-09-28.

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