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Death Laid an Egg (1968)
"La morte ha fatto l'uovo" (original title)

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A love triangle develops between three people who run a high tech chicken farm. It involves Anna (who owns the farm), her husband Marco (who kills prostitutes in his spare time) and ... See full summary »

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Anna
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Marco (as Jean Louis Trintignant)
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Gabrielle
Jean Sobieski ...
Mondaini
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Luigi
Vittorio André
Giulio Donnini ...
Hotel Manager
Biagio Pelligra ...
Chemical operator
Cleofe Del Cile ...
Prostitute #1
Monica Millesi
Ugo Adinolfi
Conrad Andersen
Aldo Bonamano ...
Police Inspector
Rina De Filippo
Livio Ferraro
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A love triangle develops between three people who run a high tech chicken farm. It involves Anna (who owns the farm), her husband Marco (who kills prostitutes in his spare time) and Gabriella (the very beautiful secretary). Marco continues to kill as jealousy becomes more prevalent on the farm. Written by Count_Fistfuldollars

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See them tear each other apart. Then see what they do with the pieces.

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Murders at the Chicken factory
20 September 2000 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the most cutting edge film's made to date , its wholly surreal and has a dreamlike quality that hypnotises me. When i first saw this film I don't think I blinked , then I watched it again straight off, it has an addictive charm that should be open for everyone too see, why its not being picked up by a distributor I will never know. The plot is an odd one , a mixture of industrial terrorism (who killed the new headless mutant chickens that yeild so much meat), Romance , Perversion and just plain odd. In the opening scene in a hotel while a prostitute is being brutally murdered we cut to a man covering his head in tape , someone pouring out toothpaste and various hideous rich people snorting with laughter. From the start it gives the message that everybody is mad, with their hidden psychosis and more obvious ones. Going any further into the plot will spoil the film so I will say nothing. Its worth trying to find this one , I got mine in Greece in the late 80's , but there must be some out there , somewhere.


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