In the city of Barcelona a journalist, Miguel, who works for a newspaper titled NEUVO DIARIO, witnesses that an Algerian man chases and kills a blonde woman with an Arabic-lettered knife. And then Miguel and his fiancee, Linda, who is an audacious free-lance photographer with her favourite Nikkormat camera, begin to privately investigate the case, and follow an Inspector in charge of the case and his men from JEFATURA SUPERIOR DE POLICIA (police headquarters) to some place in the city. But a man, who is in the disguise of a priest, shoots the Algerian killer in a construction site near there... This Spanish-U.K. co-produced film unexpectedly disappoints me precisely because it is not an Italian-Giallo-like film at all. Indeed this one is nothing but a not-only-cheap-but-also-not-suspenseful-at-all B-action-film of a-comedic-couple-meets-childish-gang-strife-with-illegally-young-female-pro stitution which has no detectiveness; it has no Giallish elements like cinema-graphically recollecting and artistically gore scenes, and the killer in the film have no masks and no gloves and their identities are specifically and almost exhibitionistically descriptive. Instead of the Giallish elements, this film has cheap three-minute car chase scene and cheaper shooting scenes. And to make matters worse, although Stelvio Cipriani's music per se is not particularly bad, the very film does not use the music adequately and therefore it has so many strangely unpolished scenes without any kind of music. In addition, although this seems to be one of the films in which lovely Linda Hayden at her best, her character named Linda, who is a badly comedienne-like photographer, is definitely inadequate for the very film and therefore spoils it to a certain degree.
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