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The Hand That Feeds the Dead (1974)

La mano che nutre la morte (original title)
Baron Ivan Rassimov, a brilliant doctor, died horribly during a fire burst in his laboratory. Since that day, his daughter Tanja retired to a life of seclusion, covering with a dark veil ... See full summary »

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Prof. Nijinski
Katia Christine ...
Masha / Tanja Nijinski
Marzia Damon ...
Katja Olenov
Carmen Silva ...
Sonia
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Alex
Erol Tas ...
Prof. Nijinski's henchman
Stella Calderoni
Romano De Gironcoli
Alessandro Perrella ...
Carla Mancini ...
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Luigi Bevilacqua
Bruno Arié
Osiride Pevarello ...
Inn-Keeper (as Osiride Peverello)
Amedeo Timpani
Pasquale Toscano
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Baron Ivan Rassimov, a brilliant doctor, died horribly during a fire burst in his laboratory. Since that day, his daughter Tanja retired to a life of seclusion, covering with a dark veil her disfigured face. Professor Nijinski was once a student of Rassimov; he married Tanja, and he's trying to restore her lost beauty with a series of skin transplants. However, to reach his goal, professor Nijinski needs beautiful young victims for his transplant experiments.

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29 April 1974 (Italy)  »

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Evil Face  »

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Often confused with Lover of the Monster (1974), which was released only a month after this film. Both films are directed by Sergio Garrone and feature the same cast - except Carmen Silva who appears only in this film. The two films also share some of the same footage but they *are* entirely different films with different plots. See more »

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Klaus Kinski feeds the death.
13 December 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Klaus Kinski plays an evil scientist named Nijinski who wants to restore beauty of his disfigured wife.With the help of his hunchback he kidnaps young women to steal their faces."Evil Face" by Sergio Garrone is a dull Italian horror film with a bit of gore and lesbian sleaze.The characters are often wandering around doing nothing.There are some huge lapses in logic and several characters are extremely dumb.The cinematography is lazy and uninspired too.Fortunately "Evil Face" never reaches the dullness of Garrone's annoying Nazisploitation flick "SS Experiment Camp".It's always great to see Klaus Kinski in the role of villain.I have seen much worse Italian horror films,so I can recommend this one for fans of Italian horror.6 face transplants out of 10.


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