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Una libélula para cada muerto (1974)

| Mystery, Thriller
A killer is cleaning up the streets of Milan by murdering those considered as deviant. An ornamental dragonfly, soaked in the blood of the victim, is left on each body.

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Inspector Paolo Scaporella
Erika Blanc ...
Silvana
Ángel Aranda ...
Pietro Volpini
María Kosty ...
Ingrid (as Maria Kosti)
Ricardo Merino ...
Edmundo
Susana Mayo ...
Claudia Volpini
Eduardo Calvo ...
Professor Sandro Campitelli
Ramón Centenero
Mariano Vidal Molina ...
Police Commissioner (as Vidal Molina)
José Canalejas ...
Ruggero
Anne Marie
Beni Deus
César Varona ...
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María Vidal ...
Lucia - Prostitute victim
Juan Madrigal
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A killer is cleaning up the streets of Milan by murdering those considered as deviant. An ornamental dragonfly, soaked in the blood of the victim, is left on each body.

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Campy giallo from Spain.
2 June 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"A Dragonfly for Each Corpse" along with "Blue Eyes of a Broken Doll" is unquestionably the best Spanish giallo of early 70's.Paul Naschy plays Inspector Scaporella,who investigates a series of brutal murders committed by mysterious Dragonfly Killer.He or she kills various degenerates,drug users and prostitutes in Milan.The killer is particularly merciless as he axes to death one man and two women during one episode of mass murder.His or her trademark is to leave dragonfly or a high-fashion button on the bodies of freshly slaughtered victims.It seems that he killer's modus operandi is reminiscent of the ancient sect of the Caldeans...Trashy and campy giallo with several sadistic killings and a healthy dose of sleaze.Naschy performance is pretty over-the-top and it's nice to see Eurohorror regular Erica Blanc in her another outrageous role.8 out of 10.


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