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The Possessed (1965)
"La donna del lago" (original title)

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A visitor arrives in a small Italian village looking for a woman. Residents tell him that she committed suicide but there's more to the mystery than they're letting on. Meanwhile, a strange woman walks by the lake.

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Peter Baldwin ...
Bernard, the writer
Salvo Randone ...
Enrico
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Irma
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Adriana
Pier Giovanni Anchisi ...
Photographer (as Piero Anchisi)
Ennio Balbo ...
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Anna Maria Gherardi ...
Servant girl (as Anna Gherardi)
Bruno Scipioni
Mario Laurentini
Vittorio Duse
Philippe Leroy ...
Mario
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A visitor arrives in a small Italian village looking for a woman. Residents tell him that she committed suicide but there's more to the mystery than they're letting on. Meanwhile, a strange woman walks by the lake.

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A rare find
14 September 2007 | by (Boondocks, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I saw this on late-night local TV in the early 70s, tolerably dubbed, under the title LOVE, HATE AND DISHONOR, and was immediately taken by it's eerie, VAMPYRE-like style.

It never played on TV again, and in the late 70s to 90s I searched for it in vain. I did catch a reference to it under the title Possessed in the Encyclpedia of Horror Movies.

Finally found a poor quality English-subtitled VHS a few years back from VideoSearch of Miami and enjoyed it once again. I guess I have to add two more lines of text to meet the minimum requirement to post. I hope this is enough


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