I Kiss the Hand

I Kiss the Hand (Italian: Baciamo le mani, also known as Family Killer) is a 1973 Italian crime film directed by Vittorio Schiraldi and starring Arthur Kennedy, John Saxon and Agostina Belli. It is based on a novel by the same Vittorio Schiraldi, a writer and journalist at his film debut.[1][2]

I Kiss the Hand
Directed byVittorio Schiraldi
Produced byArcangelo Picchi
Written byVittorio Schiraldi
StarringArthur Kennedy
John Saxon
Agostina Belli
Music byEnrico Simonetti
CinematographyMarcello Gatti
Edited byFranco Fraticelli
Distributed byCannon Films
Release date
  • 1973 (1973)




Film critic Roberto Curti referred to the film as "a turgid, verbose and violent melodrama", in which the "only memorable asset is John Saxon’s over-the-top performance".[2]


  1. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876059350.
  2. Roberto Curti. Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland, 2013. ISBN 0786469765.
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