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La polizia chiede aiuto (1974)

 -  Mystery | Thriller  -  1977 (USA)
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Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.

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Assistant District Attorney Vittoria Stori
Claudio Cassinelli ...
Inspector Silvestri
Mario Adorf ...
Inspector Valentini
Franco Fabrizi ...
Bruno Paglia (photographer)
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Mr. Polvesi
Marina Berti ...
Mrs. Polvesi
Paolo Turco ...
Marcello Tosti
Corrado Gaipa ...
District Attorney
Micaela Pignatelli ...
Rosa
Ferdinando Murolo ...
Sgt. Giardina
Salvatore Puntillo ...
Napoli
Eleonora Morana ...
Polvesi's housekeeper
Sherry Buchanan ...
Silvia Polvesi (as Cheryl Lee Buchanan)
Roberta Paladini ...
Patrizia Valentini
Luigi Antonio Guerra ...
Journalist
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Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.

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In the scene when Cassinelli and Ralli are looking at a strip of film footage, they repeatedly stop the projector to pause on a singleframe. However, the shadow of the projector planly reveals that it is still rolling. See more »

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Above average gruesome giallo with some sensationalistic touches that fans of the genre will enjoy.
21 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

'What Have They Done To Our Daughters?' is an above average giallo directed by Massimo Dallamano, who was the cinematographer for Leone's spaghetti western classic 'For A Few Dollars More'. It's a kinda sorta sequel to 'What Have They Done To Solange?', which I haven't seen. But I have seen Dallamano's swinging De Sade 'Venus In Furs' and both movies have made me very interested in his work. The story concerns a police investigation into the shocking murder of a teenage girl which uncovers a prostitution ring. It stars Giovanna Ralli who was in another pretty good giallo 'Cold Eyes Of Fear' and Claudio Cassinelli who co-starred in the nunsploitation classic 'Flavia The Heretic'. It's also quite a surprise to see Farley Granger (of Hitchcock's classics 'Rope' and 'Strangers On A Train') in the supporting cast, though his performance is forgettable. Giallo fans will enjoy this one, but if you are new to genre try some Dario Argento (especially 'Tenebre') or Fulci's 'Don't Torture A Duckling' to see some of the best examples of this style of thriller. Still, this is a pretty good movie with some gruesome and sensationalistic touches.


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