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Tutti i colori del buio (1972)

A woman recovering from a car accident in which she lost her unborn child finds herself pursued by a coven of devil worshipers.

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George Hilton ...
Richard Steele
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Jane Harrison
Ivan Rassimov ...
Mark Cogan
Julián Ugarte ...
J.P. McBrian
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Dr. Burton
Maria Cumani Quasimodo ...
Elderly Neighbor
Nieves Navarro ...
Barbara Harrison (as Susan Scott)
Marina Malfatti ...
Mary Weil
Luciano Pigozzi ...
Francis Clay (as Alan Collins)
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Jane's Mother
Lisa Leonardi ...
Girl with dog
Renato Chiantoni ...
Mr. Main
Tom Felleghy ...
Inspector Smith
Vera Drudi ...
Nightmare Woman
Carla Mancini
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Jane lives in London with Richard, her boyfriend. When she was five, her mother was murdered, and she recently lost a baby in a car crash. She's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding, blue-eyed man. Richard, a pharmaceutical salesman, thinks the cure is vitamins; Jane's sister Barbara, who works for a psychiatrist, recommends analysis; a neighbor Jane's just met promises that if Jane participates in a Black Mass, all her fears will disappear. Jane tries the Mass, but it seems to bring her nightmares to life. Is there any way out for her short of death or a living Hell? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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They cannot be exorcised from the world because their power has grown too strong ...their numbers too many! See more »

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Italian censorship visa # 59784 delivered on 24-2-1972. See more »

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Jane Harrison: I got frightened. A strange guy tried to follow me all the way home.
Mary Weil: I'm frightened that the time will come when a man won't follow me home.
Jane Harrison: I'm afraid this one was a maniac.
Mary Weil: Strange men have been following women since the Stone Age, Jane.
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Hilton, Fenech, Rassimov and Quasimodo (?!?!).
30 June 2016 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

All The Colors Of The Dark is a really strange psychological/occult thriller that many also regard as a giallo (although I can see very little that qualifies it as such). The film opens with a surreal nightmare sequence worthy of Lynch or Jodorowksy, and continues in offbeat mode right to the very end.

Edwige Fenech stars as Jane, who suffers from bad dreams as the result of a childhood trauma—the stabbing of her mother—and the loss of her unborn child following a car accident. In these dreams, Jane is haunted by a man with startling blue eyes (Ivan Rassimov) who brandishes a bloody dagger. Jane's boyfriend Richard (George Hilton), a pharmaceutical salesman, tries to help with a steady diet of vitamins, but the troubled woman seeks support elsewhere, firstly from psychiatrist Dr. Burton (George Rigaud), who is recommended by her sister Barbara (Nieves Navarro), and then from her neighbour Mary (Marina Malfatti), who suggests a little black magic to ease the mind, inviting her to join in on some Satanic fun.

Amazingly, the bizarre rituals (which involve killing Mary and having sex with the cult's bearded leader) seem to do the trick, but Jane eventually discovers that her involvement in the black arts is all part of a sinister plot devised by her sister, who is also a member of the devilish sect and only has her own interests at heart.

With a very convoluted plot that blurs reality and fantasy, and delirious visuals from director Sergio Martino, All The Colors Of The Dark sure is one weird film. But strangest of all, as far as I am concerned, is how Edwige Fenech alternates from absolutely ravishing in some scenes (the ones where she gets nekkid) to looking disconcertingly like Michael Jackson in others.


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