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José Luis Madrid (screenplay)
José Luis Madrid (story)
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Release Date:
20 September 1972 (France) See more »
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Some kind of sadist, but not human, is murdering people. A doctor is convinced that the killings are the evil workings of a reclusive odd baron who died many years ago. | Add synopsis »
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Something...Hell!...EVERYTHING'S Lost In The Translation. See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Wal Davis ... Count Oblensky (as Waldemar Wohlfahrt)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barta Barri ... Comisario
Anastasio Campoy ... Forense
Susan Carvasal
Victor Davis
Kurt Esteban
Luis Induni ... Jefe de policía
Patricia Loran ... Marianne
José Marco
Luis Marugan
Anthony Ramos
Ada Tauler ... Regina (as Adela Tauler)
Mary Trovar
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Directed by
José Luis Madrid 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
José Luis Madrid  screenplay
José Luis Madrid  story

Produced by
Al Peppard .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ángel Arteaga 
 
Cinematography by
Francisco J. Madurga 
 
Film Editing by
Gaby Douglas 
 
Production Management
Joseph Teller .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Enrik P. Gomar .... assistant director
 
Camera and Electrical Department
G. Cruz .... assistant camera
Kirk Hudson .... camera operator
Frank Muller .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Marta Cooper .... assistant editor
Mary Ripoll .... assistant editor
 

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Runtime:
90 min | Italy:85 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Something...Hell!...EVERYTHING'S Lost In The Translation., 7 October 2013
Author: Matt matt from United States

I won't rehash the plot. The above reviews got it right enough.

But I will say that this is one of those weirdly graphic Spanish horror(?) flicks. It repeats itself mercilessly, but gives you a new bit of nudity at the end of each screensaver of a plot development.

It just so happens I was in the perfect mood for for some groovy moderns and their struggle with ah...er, a sexy vampire? This is one of those movies that make so little sense that you wonder if the voice-over guys who did the English version didn't just say anything that popped into their heads.

But the weirdest thing of all, was when our phosphorescent protagonist orders a Mercedes Convertible at a rental agency.

What is strange is that there's about 6 inches of fresh snow on the ground. Not exactly weather where you'd need the top-down option.

So, anyway, someone must have gotten into a tizzie because the producer made them use his car to make some extra change, and they felt compelled to explain the use of a convertible in the movie.

I don't know. But considering how nonsensical the rest of the movie is, this bit of overcompensation stands out like a nervous tick.

NIPPLES! Had to put a word in for the nipples.

They were quite good.

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