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Smile Before Death (1972)
"Il sorriso della iena" (original title)

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Italian censorship visa # 60245 delivered on 20-4-1972. See more »

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worthy entry to this most histrionic idiom.
23 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

The classy 'Smile Before Death' is an extremely rare and unjustly obscure giallo from cult Italian film-maker, Silvio Amadio. This violent, sexy thriller stars the delightful, Rosalba Neri and Hiram Keller as a villainous duo plotting to do in the stepdaughter of Hiram's character.

Director, Silvio Amadio's stylish and sexy follow-up to "Amuck!", is full of giddy plot twists, lurid stalk an' slash, and the ubiquitous "shock" ending; 'Smile before Death' is guaranteed to amuse and confound in equal measure, and is a worthy entry to this most histrionic idiom. Its current rarity is wholly undeserved and one hopes that eventually it will get a pristine DVD release that it so deserves.


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