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The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)
"Una farfalla con le ali insanguinate" (original title)

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A girl is murdered in a park. The man is tried and convicted for the crime but afterwards the killings continue.

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Giorgio
Giancarlo Sbragia ...
Alessandro Marchi
Ida Galli ...
Maria Marchi (as Evelyn Stewart)
Silvano Tranquilli ...
Inspector Berardi
Wendy D'Olive ...
Sarah Marchi
Günther Stoll ...
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Françoise Pigaut
Anna Zinnemann ...
Anna Bellini
Lorella De Luca ...
Marta Clerici
Stefano Oppedisano
Dana Ghia ...
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Federica Tessari
Peter Shepherd ...
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Gabriella D'Olive ...
Gabriella Giusti (as Gabriella Venditti)
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A girl is murdered in a park. The man is tried and convicted for the crime but afterwards the killings continue.

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10 September 1971 (Italy)  »

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Blutspur im Park  »

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Under-rated gem
8 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

One of the best gialli to come out of Italy in the 1969-77 period, it's very stylish and (of course) convoluted, but always interesting and ultimately quite clever. For once the solution to the mystery actually matters (and makes sense!), and the motive behind the murders and the finale are worthy of Agatha Christie. I highly recommend it. Great soundtrack too, I just bought the CD.


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