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Why you should know the name 'Daria Nicolodi'

7 June 2010 8:12 PM, PDT | Planet Fury | See recent Planet Fury news »

By Bryan Ditolvo

When it comes to women in horror, most every fan knows about Debra Hill. She co-wrote Halloween with John Carpenter and helped him churn out a few more classics, including The Fog. Hill is a big deal in the genre, and rightfully so, but how come nobody ever mentions Daria Nicolodi? Do you even know that name? Did you know that she's responsible for two of the best horror films ever created?...

Nicolodi was Dario Argento's girlfriend, and the mother of bombshell/writer/director Asia Argento. Daria (such similar first names) starred in Mario Bava's Shock, and the classic Argento giallo Deep Red.

Oh yeah, and she also co-wrote Susperia. Arguably the best film of any genre, Susperia is based on the life of Nicolodi's grandmother, who attended a music school only to discover that the instructors were avid practitioners of black magic. Sadly, the »

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