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An Ideal Place to Kill (1971)

Un posto ideale per uccidere (original title)
| Thriller | 1974 (USA)
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Two hippies find themselves on the run from the law and soon end up going undercover in a villa owned by a mysterious woman.

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Umberto Raho ...
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Two hippies find themselves on the run from the law and soon end up going undercover in a villa owned by a mysterious woman.

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Never trust a stranger
6 July 2008 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

Danish student Ingrid (Ornella Muti) and her English boyfriend Dick (Ray Lovelock) decide to sell pornography illegally in Italy, and at the beginning, they make a lot of money and spend a great holiday time there. Then they are arrested by the police, and their rebellious attitude (especially if you remember, this was 1970) doesn't help much. They end up on the street without a Lira in their pockets, and when a rich lady (Irene Papas) offers help, it seems a stroke of luck and they are not suspicious at all...

La bella Ornella in one of her earliest movies is very playful and looks best in a kind of Indian temple dancer costume here. All in all, "Un posto ideale per uccidere" is not a particularly dark or violent film, but with enough suspense. The rapid cut by Eugenio Alabiso - who also had his hands on genre classics like "Tutti i colori del buio" and "Lo strano vizio della Signora Wardh" - helps to speed it up a bit. Note: My Italian DVD is said to be transferred from the original negative with a running time of 83:49 min.


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