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Torso (1973)
"I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale" (original title)

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Someone is strangling coeds in Perugia. The only clue is that the killer owns a red and black scarf, and police are stumped. American exchange student Jane and her friends decide to take a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Suzy Kendall ...
Jane
Tina Aumont ...
Daniela
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Roberto
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Franz
Roberto Bisacco ...
Stefano Vanzi
Ernesto Colli ...
Gianni Tomasso, the scarf vendor
Angela Covello ...
Katia
Carla Brait ...
Ursula
Conchita Airoldi ...
Carol Peterson (as Cristina Airoldi)
Patrizia Adiutori ...
Florence Heineken
Luciano Bartoli ...
Motorcycle guy #1
Gianni Greco ...
Motorcycle guy #2
Luciano De Ambrosis ...
Inspector Martino
Enrico DiMarco ...
Village idiot
Giorgio Dolfin ...
Slim boy in the village
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Storyline

Someone is strangling coeds in Perugia. The only clue is that the killer owns a red and black scarf, and police are stumped. American exchange student Jane and her friends decide to take a break from classes by going up to Danielle's uncle's villa in the country. Unfortunately the killer decides to follow, and the women begin suffering a rapid attrition problem. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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To preserve the surprise ending, no one will be admitted during the last ten minutes. See more »


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8 November 1973 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The film was highly censored in English language countries. Because of this, parts of the English dub do not exist for the film. On uncut DVDs, these scenes are played with their original Italian language track and English subtitles. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where Suzy tries to signal for help using a compact mirror, the camera crew is clearly reflected in the mirror as she jiggles it around. See more »

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Beautiful women save slasher flick
9 June 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

In many ways this is a fairly average Italian slasher pic, but it stands out from the rest by having possibly the most beautiful women ever to have featured in this type of film.

The gore effects are extremely unconvincing, especially a pathetic eye gouging seen and a head being smashed against a wall by a car.

Apart from the poor effects there are a few atmospheric scenes, a nice soundtrack and the dubbing isn't as bad as it could be.

Overall it's a decent film and worth checking out if your into this sort of thing.

I viewed this film on the uncut/unrated DVD released by Anchor Bay.(nice picture, although a bit grainy in darker scenes)


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