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Plot of Fear

Plot of Fear

Director: Paolo Cavara
Year: 1976

Reminiscent of EYES WIDE SHUT and told through ingenious flashbacks, PLOT OF FEAR tells the story of a decadent weekend party full of orgies and drugs on the outskirts of Milan. After two deaths occur Inspector Lomenzo (Michele Placido) interrogates one of the guests, a fashion model (Corninne Clery) who becomes his informant. Clery reveals that after a wildlife orgy one of the hosts tried to jokingly feed one of the prostitutes to a tiger but she got so frightened that she died of heart attack. In his attempt to find a connection between the victims a connection is established through what is soon to be the killers calling card.

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Young, Violent, Dangerous

Young, Violent, Dangerous

Director: Romoto Guerrieri
Year: 1976

Paul, Joe and Louie are three young men from good families who decide to go on a bloodthirsty and pointless crime spree, much to the dismay of Paul's girlfriend (Eleonora Giorgi) and the local police commissioner (Tomas Milian). The group starts by robbing a gas station where Paul guns down three innocent bystanders.

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The Perfume of the Lady in Black

The Perfume of the Lady in Black

Director: Francesco Barilli
Year: 1974

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Conversation Piece

Conversation Piece

Director: Luchino Visconti
Year: 1974

This Italian classic examines the solitary life of a retired American professor (Burt Lancaster) who lives alone in a luxurious palazzo. When a vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions move in upstairs, his quiet routine is turned upside down by his tenants' machinations. Visconti's penultimate film, CONVERSATION PIECE marks the culmination of his career as a master of Italian cinema.

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The Vanquished

The Vanquished

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
Year: 1953

Challenging the linear narrative by weaving multiple story lines and exploring a directorial style way ahead of his time, Director Michelangelo Antonioni's unique triptych film, features three murders, one taking place in Paris, another in Rome, and another in London. With elements that serve as a precursor to Blowup, Antonioni explores how modern society can produce nihilistic tendencies in the least likely characters.

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Hatchet for the Honeymoon

Hatchet for the Honeymoon

Director: Mario Bava
Year: 1970

Seven years after innovating the grisly Italian genre known as giallo, Mario Bava returned to the form to create one of its deliriously frightening examples: HATCHET FOR THE HONEYMOON (Il rosso segno della follia).

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Black Sabbath (italian language edition)

Black Sabbath (italian language edition)

Director: Mario Bava
Year: 1963

One of the great horror anthology films

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Slaughter Hotel

Slaughter Hotel

Director: Fernando di Leo
Year: 1971

From Fernando DiLeo, Klaus Kinski stars as a doctor whose mostly female patients are being brutally dispatched by a psychopath.

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The Man Who Will Come

The Man Who Will Come

Director: Giorgio Diritti
Year: 2009

Winter 1943. Martina is small child, who stopped talking since the death of her infant brother some years before. She lives in a rural area of central Italy. Her mother is pregnant again and Martina lives for the arrival of her new brother. Meanwhile, the war is getting closer and closer, forcing the people of the village to tread a difficult path, torn between the partisan brigades and the Nazi Army.

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All Screwed Up

All Screwed Up

Director: Lina Wertmüller
Year: 1974

An anarchically outrageous comedy from Lina Wertmüller, ALL SCREWED UP is ripe for rediscovery, an accomplishment as impressive as the classics she made before and after: Love and Anarchy (1973) and Swept Away (1974).

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