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In the Folds of the Flesh (1970)
"Nelle pieghe della carne" (original title)

 -  Drama | Thriller | Horror  -  2 May 1970 (Italy)
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The guests of a villa are killed off one by one by their hosts. Incest, decapitations and a cyanide bath feature amongst the other bizarre delights.

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Complete credited cast:
Eleonora Rossi Drago ...
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Falesse / Ester (as Anna Maria Pierangeli)
Fernando Sancho ...
Pascal Gorriot
Alfredo Mayo ...
André (as Alfredo Majo)
Emilio Gutiérrez Caba ...
Colin
María Rosa Sclauzero
Víctor Alcázar ...
Michel
Giancarlo Sisti ...
Giovane André
Gaetano Imbró
Luciano Catenacci ...
Antoine (as Luciano Lorcas)
Bruno Ciangola
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A fleeing felon believes he sees a body being buried in the garden of a Swiss villa one night just before his arrest. Thirteen years later, he's released from prison and comes back, thinking he can blackmail the three people there: a governess and her son, and the daughter of the missing (and presumed dead) owner of the estate. The daughter rules the roost. She may also be unhinged, going into murderous trances when men take her in their arms. Men menace women; sexual assaults are close at hand. Everyone seems to have their own horrifying memories. Is there a mystery to unravel? Will the dying end? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Trippy & suspenseful thriller!
30 October 2006 | by (Lahore, Pakistan) – See all my reviews

an above-average mystery/suspense thriller (almost a 'giallo') by Sergio Bergonzelli, with an engrossing story, dubious characters galore (including a main role played by the late Pier Angeli, credited here as Anna Maria Pierangeli), by turns wacky & stylish direction, and a half trippy/half creepy atmosphere about it. kept me guessing almost till the very end, always coming up with a twist, a revelation, or a grabbing visual up it's sleeve (it's even got a scene with WW2-era featuring Nazis!). gotta love a movie that begins with some Freud psycho-babble text, and immediately cuts to a shot of a severed head on a carpeted floor! somebody needs to release this crazy film on DVD pronto (hello Blue Underground, NoShame, Synapse, etc...). anyone with even a passing interest in this kind of film would be well adviced to check out this little known gem.

rating: 8/10


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