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Don't Look Now
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Director:
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Daphne Du Maurier (story)
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Release Date:
January 1974 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A psychic thriller. See more »
Plot:
A married couple grieving the recent death of their little daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Won BAFTA Film Award. Another 8 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Nicolas Roeg 
 
Writing credits
Daphne Du Maurier (story)

Allan Scott (screenplay) (as Alan Scott) and
Chris Bryant (screenplay)

Produced by
Peter Katz .... producer
Frederick Muller .... associate producer (as Federico Mueller)
Anthony B. Unger .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Pino Donaggio  (as Pino Donnagio)
 
Cinematography by
Anthony B. Richmond (director of photography) (as Anthony Richmond)
 
Film Editing by
Graeme Clifford 
 
Casting by
Miriam Brickman 
Ugo Mariotti 
 
Art Direction by
Giovanni Soccol 
 
Makeup Department
Giancarlo Del Brocco .... makeup artist
Maria Luisa Garbini .... hairdresser
Barry Richardson .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Franco Coduti .... unit manager
Tim Hampton .... production supervisor (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Francesco Cinieri .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Francesco Chianese .... set dresser (as Francesco Chinanese)
 
Sound Department
Peter Davies .... sound recordist
Rodney Holland .... sound editor
Bob Jones .... dubbing mixer
Peter Maxwell .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Richard Grayden .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Luciano Marrocchi .... gaffer
Spartaco Pizzi .... key grip
Simon Ransley .... assistant cameraman
Luciano Tonti .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marit Allen .... wardrobe: Miss Christie (as Marit Lieberson)
Anna Maria Feo .... wardrobe mistress (as Annamaria Fea)
Andrea Galer .... wardrobe: Miss Christie
 
Editorial Department
Peter Holt .... assistant editor
Tony Lawson .... assistant editor
Alfreda Benge .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Giampiero Boneschi .... conductor
Giampiero Boneschi .... music arranger
Giampiero Boneschi .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Rita Agostini .... continuity
Hubert Doyle .... publicist
Terence O'Connor .... production accountant
Steve Previn .... production executive
 
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110 min
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:M | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 | Norway:16 (original rating) | Norway:18 (re-rating) | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:R21 | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (tv rating) | UK:15 (video re-rating) (2002) (2006) | UK:15 (re-rating) (2001) | UK:18 (video rating) (1988) | USA:R (MPAA rating: certificate #23694) | West Germany:16

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Trivia:
The films Italian title A Venezia... un dicembre rosso shocking translates to "In Venice... a shocking red December" in English.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When John climbs the scaffold, the camera follows him from the priest and up to the top of the church and he has gloves on the entire way. However, when the camera briefly switches from him to the workers below and back to him, his gloves are gone and do not return for the rest of the scene.See more »
Quotes:
Laura Baxter:One of your children has posed a curious question: if the world is round, why is a frozen lake flat?
John Baxter:That's a good question.
Laura Baxter:[flipping through book] Ah, here it says that Lake Ontario curves more than 3 degrees from its Eastern end to its Western end. So frozen water really isn't flat.
John Baxter:Nothing is what it seems.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in "X-Rated" (2004)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Colori di DicembreSee more »

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60 out of 82 people found the following review useful.
Shocking Red December, 13 October 2007
Author: primodanielelori from Rome, Italy

The Italian title of this Nicolas Roeg's classic is "A Venetian Shocking Red December" yep. I had seen this film dubbed into Italian, years ago. I was taken by the look and the atmosphere I remember being unnerved but I was appalled by the acting, specially Julie Christie's - one of my favorites of all time. Yesterday I saw the film again in its original English version. My goodness, what a difference! The film is even more frightening that I remembered. The atmosphere is asphyxiating. You can actually smell the rotting stench of the most beautiful city in the world. The ending leaves you breathless and the acting, well, listening to the actors real voices is another experience altogether. The pain and sudden burst of hope in Julie Christie is moving, very moving and very unsettling. Sutherland, as usual, is magnificent. The film, other than a solid cult status, remains virtually unknown by the public at large. "Don't Look Now" is a buried treasure that is bound to be re discovered and to all my countrymen, a piece of advise: avoid dubbed movies at all cost.

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