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My Dear Killer (1972)
"Mio caro assassino" (original title)

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A mysterious decapitation leads Inspector Peretti into a case of blackmail, deceit and the unsolved kidnapping of a young girl.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
George Hilton ...
Inspector Luca Peretti
Salvo Randone ...
Chief Marò
William Berger ...
Giorgio Canavese
Marilù Tolo ...
Dr. Anna Borgese
Manuel Zarzo ...
Brigadier Bozzi (as Manolo Zarzo)
Patty Shepard ...
Paola Rossi, the teacher
Piero Lulli ...
Alessandro Moroni
Helga Liné ...
Mrs. Paradisi
Tullio Valli ...
Oliviero Moroni
Dante Maggio ...
Mattia Guardapelle
Dana Ghia ...
Eleonora Moroni
Alfredo Mayo ...
Beniamino
Mónica Randall ...
Carla Moroni
Corrado Gaipa ...
Head of Insurance Company
Lara Wendel ...
Stefania Moroni (as Daniela Rachele Barnes)
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Following a mysterious decapitation (via mechanical digger) of an insurance investigator, Police Inspector Peretti is put onto the case. Slowly more people are found dead... a man supposedly commits suicide, a women is strangled, another attacked in her flat... but all the clues lead to an unsolved case of kidnapping and murder. Can Peretti find the murderer, if his major clue is a little girls drawing??? Written by Andrew Lines <peter_lines@lineone.net>

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Love me dear, I'll kill your fear
21 February 2010 | by (the Doomed Megalopolis of Blasphemous Technoids) – See all my reviews

Laid-back in terms of investigating goings-on, but otherwise a decent textbook giallo. Once again a bit more unsettling then others because it involves the death of a child. All ingredients are present (exept for the foreigner doing the investigating): a few bloody killings, a black-gloved killer, a decent whodunit/investigation-plot, a bit of occasional female nudity,... Of course, the re-dubbing isn't the best and the acting is fairly wooden, but we forgive any giallo for that, don't we? Good thing was that this time I didn't guess who the killer was. In fact, I wasn't really looking for the killer along with the detective. I was way too amused for that, with seeing how one clue lead to another several times. I did think that the killer's motivations were a bit weak though. But at any rate, if you're a fan of gialli, this should be another one worth seeing.


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