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The Victim (1975)
"Macchie solari" (original title)

 -  Mystery | Thriller  -  June 1977 (USA)
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A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.

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Simona Sana
Barry Primus ...
Father Paul Lenox
Ray Lovelock ...
Edgar
Carlo Cattaneo ...
Lello Sana (as Carlo Cataneo)
Angela Goodwin ...
Daniela
Gaby Wagner ...
Betty Lenox
Massimo Serato ...
Gianni Sana
Ernesto Colli ...
Ivo
Leonardo Severini ...
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Eleonora Morana ...
Eleonora
Antonio Casale ...
Inspector Silvestri
Giovanni Di Benedetto ...
Head Coroner
Maria Pia Attanasio ...
Aunt Elvira
Pier Giovanni Anchisi ...
Archivist at Criminal Museum (as Piero Anchisi)
Pupino Samona ...
Doctor with beard (as Pupino Samonà)
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Simona Sana is a young pathologist whom works in a morgue in Rome, Italy which gets with with a wave of violent suicides which are attributed to a summer heat wave. Driven to exhaustion from the intense heat and the long hours worked, Simona struggles to complete her college theses about natural deaths when one suicide victim is brought in the morgue in which a young Catholic priest named Paul Lenox who identifies the corpse as his sister, but that did not commit suicide, but was murdered and set up to look like a suicide. Simona teams up with Father Lenox to solve the mystery and stay one step ahead of a mysterious killer who now begins to stalk her when Simona gets a little too close to the truth of the suicides. Written by Anonymous

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Very fascinating and puzzling giallo.
5 October 2003 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Armando Crispino's "Autopsy" is a very fascinating and puzzling film,which both amuses,grosses out and confuses.This is surely one of the most complicated giallos ever made.After watching it,I'm still very confused about how everything fits together in the plot."Autopsy" is not a horror film-I'd rather call it a giallo with some horror elements.There is plenty of sleaze and nudity,so fans of Italian exploitation should be pleased.The score by always reliable Ennio Morricone is excellent.The acting is very good with Mimsy Farmer("Camping del Terrore","The Black Cat","The Perfume of the Lady in Black")giving an outstanding performance as a forensic pathologist Simona.A must-see for fans of Italian giallos.


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