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So Sweet, So Dead (1972)

Rivelazioni di un maniaco sessuale al capo della squadra mobile (original title)
X | | Crime, Drama, Horror | July 1975 (USA)
A serial killer is on the loose. His victims are unfaithful wives and he always leaves compromising photographs at the crime scene.

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Inspector Capuana
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Barbara Capuana
Silvano Tranquilli ...
Paolo Santangeli
Annabella Incontrera ...
Franca Santangeli
Chris Avram ...
Professor Casali
Femi Benussi ...
Serena
Krista Nell ...
Renata
Angela Covello ...
Bettina Santangeli
Fabrizio Moresco ...
Piero
Andrea Scotti
Irene Pollmer ...
Giannina
Luciano Rossi ...
Gastone
Ivano Staccioli ...
The Liar
Nino Foti
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Rossella
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Inspector Capuana investigates serial murders where the victims of unfaithful wives were get killed as they were having sex with their husbands. A naked woman is found murdered and mutilated in a prosperous small province town in Southern Italy. But who is murdering her? After a while, the killer who wears black fedora, gloves, and trench coat starts photographing unfaithful wives as they start having sex with their lovers and also killing them. Written by c9rm9n

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Only beautiful women... only if they are evil... and when they are caught in the act... he commits the ULTIMATE BRUTALITY! See more »


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A re-edited version released in the U.S. was called "Penetration", and featured hardcore porno footage with adult-film stars Harry Reems and Tina Russell. It was advertised as a porno featuring actor Farley Granger, who was in the original film but had nothing to do with the re-edited version. Granger threatened the distributors with a major lawsuit for the unauthorized use of his name in the new version, and they subsequently withdrew the film from US distribution, but not from Europe. See more »

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He liked his victims naked and slashed.
2 September 2012 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"So Sweet So Dead" aka "The Slasher Is...the Sex Maniac" tells the story of a Italian detective Inspector Capuana who tries to catch an elusive serial killer entirely clad in black a la "Blood and Black Lace".The killer's victims are sexy and nude or semi-nude married women who cheat on their husbands.Our killer is a misogynistic slasher who enjoys stabbing his victims to death with a switchblade knife and throwing photos on their bloodied bodies.Along with Renato Polselli's "Delirium" "So Sweet So Dead" is one of the sleaziest giallos of early 70's.It features plenty of female nudity and some perverse murder scenes including one particularly nasty slashing on the beach.There is also truly bizarre necrophiliac character of pathologist's assistant Gastone.The cast includes Farley Grangers and some sexy Eurobabes including Sylvia Koscina,Femi Benussi,Annabella Incotrera,Nieves Navarro and Krista Nell.7 razor wielding maniacs out of 10.Feminists will love this film.


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