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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 ...
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Günther Stoll ...
Attorney Giulio Cordaro
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Françoise Pigaut
Anna Zinnemann ...
Anna Bellini
Lorella De Luca ...
Marta Clerici
Stefano Oppedisano
Dana Ghia ...
Giorgio's mother
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The Prosecutor
Federica Tessari
Peter Shepherd ...
The Inspector's Assistant
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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One of the best giallos
15 May 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I just picked this little gem up recently and had the pleasure of finding out what a great film this is. I was unfamiliar with the director, and wasn't sure what to expect. The film is filled with clever camera work and symbolism. The soundtrack too is wonderful. I did not miss the mighty Morricone while watching this giallo. Morricone has scored many films like this and has created a style all his own for these sort of films. Even though I noticed some Morricone-like melodies, the score overall was original, with well placed moments of Tchaikovsky's piano concerto. If you have already seen all the Argento, Fulci and Bava giallos, then by all means do not miss this one!


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