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La bestia uccide a sangue freddo (1971)

A masked killer stalks an institution for mentally disturbed rich women.

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Dr. Francis Clay
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Cheryl Hume
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Anne Palmieri
Jane Garret ...
Mara
John Karlsen ...
Professor Osterman
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Ruth
Giangiacomo Elia ...
The Gardener (as John Ely)
Fernando Cerulli ...
Augusto, the chauffeur
Sandro Rossi ...
Policeman
Giulio Baraghini ...
Policeman
Ettore Geri ...
Inspector
Antonio Radaelli ...
Policeman
Monica Strebel ...
Nurse Helen
Carla Mancini ...
Nurse
Franco Marletta ...
Male Nurse
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In a psychiatric clinic for rich women, dies murdered, one after another, a nurse and two patients, while an arrow hit another woman. The guilty is a masked man. The police decide to set up a trap, but the line of murdering isn't still over. Written by 1felco

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20 October 1972 (USA)  »

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Asylum Erotica  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 58094 delivered on 7-5-1971. See more »

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Referenced in Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered - Volume 1 (2008) See more »

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stylishly filmed sex film masquerading as a Giallo
19 May 2004 | by (Birmingham, UK) – See all my reviews

Slow-moving, low on gore but packing plenty of sex and sleaze, 'Cold-Blooded Beast' boasts stylish Cinemascope compositions and strong atmosphere. The plot is simple: a masked killer terrorises an asylum for rich women. The basic story doesn't seem to progress any further throughout the film. The scenes ofwith the nymphomaniac patient( the gorgeous Rosalba Neri) seducing everyone who comes across, mostly asylum staff members("I'm just a gardener!") and nurse having sex with another patient are the main selling points of the film. If you don't like like Eurosleaze, read no further, go watch something less controversial, because Fernando Di Leo doesn't shy away from softcore sex here! Top-billed Klaus Kinski as Dr.Keller appears on the screen for the whole of fifteen minutes(just like he did in D'Amato's "Death smiles at murder")and doesn't put much effort in his role. If you like your movies tight-plotted, and furnishing logical explanations for all the events, skip 'Cold-Blooded Beast'. This movie makes little sense, but is packed full of wild sexual and homicidal emotions instead. If you like movies like Renato Polselli's "Delirium" or Mario Landi's "Patrick Still Lives", check this one out.


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