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Knife of Ice (1972)
"Il coltello di ghiaccio" (original title)

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As a thirteen year old, Martha Caldwell witnessed the death of her parents in a terrible railway accident. Barely surviving the tragedy herself, Martha was struck dumb due to the shock. Now... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Martha Caldwell
Alan Scott ...
Dr. Laurent
Ida Galli ...
Jenny Ascot (as Evelyn Stewart)
Eduardo Fajardo ...
Marcos
Silvia Monelli ...
Mrs. Annie Britton
George Rigaud ...
Uncle Ralph
Franco Fantasia ...
Inspector Duran
Dada Gallotti ...
Mayor's wife
Lorenzo Robledo ...
Vice-commissioner
Mario Pardo
Olga Gherardi ...
Rosalie
Consalvo Dell'Arti ...
Mayor
José Marco ...
Father Martin
Carla Mancini ...
Bookshop clerk
Luca Sportelli ...
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As a thirteen year old, Martha Caldwell witnessed the death of her parents in a terrible railway accident. Barely surviving the tragedy herself, Martha was struck dumb due to the shock. Now an adult, the still mute Martha lives with her uncle Ralph in the Spanish countryside. Martha's cousing Jenny arrives to be with the family but is quickly stabbed to death. It appears that a sex maniac is roaming the countryside; killing pretty young girls. The already traumatized Martha seems likely to be the next victim but the case turns out to be far more complicated than it would first seem. Written by Johan Melle

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mute | satanism | murder | giallo

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Mystery | Thriller

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24 August 1972 (Italy)  »

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ESP 14,666,809 (Spain)
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2.35 : 1
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A sleep fest
23 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is a mess. Pretentious. Overly slow. Poorly acted. And boring beyond belief.

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As a thirteen year old, Martha Caldwell witnessed the death of her parents in a terrible railway accident. Barely surviving the tragedy herself, Martha was struck dumb due to the shock. Now an adult, the still mute Martha lives with her uncle Ralph in the Spanish countryside. Martha's cousin Jenny arrives to be with the family but is quickly stabbed to death. It appears that a sex maniac is roaming the countryside; killing pretty young girls. The already traumatized Martha seems likely to be the next victim but the case turns out to be far more complicated than it would first seem.


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