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Release Date:
June 1977 (USA) See more »
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It'll take you... apart! See more »
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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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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for all the confusion this is a very varied and very different giallo See more (29 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Mimsy Farmer ... 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 ... Caretaker
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)
Sergio Sinceri
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bruno Alias ... Man in Restaurant (uncredited)
Antonio Anelli ... Man in the Hotel Hall (uncredited)
Massimo Ciprari ... Audience Watching Car Race (uncredited)
Cindy Girling ... Blonde Corpse (uncredited)
Carla Mancini ... Nurse (uncredited)
Giulio Massimini ... Waiter (uncredited)
Alessandra Vazzoler ... Fat Corpse (uncredited)
Luciano Zanussi ... Doctor at Autopsy (uncredited)
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Directed by
Armando Crispino 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lucio Battistrada 
Armando Crispino 

Produced by
Leo Pescarolo .... producer (as Leonardo Pescarolo)
 
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
 
Cinematography by
Carlo Carlini 
 
Film Editing by
Daniele Alabiso 
 
Art Direction by
Elio Balletti 
 
Costume Design by
Mario Ambrosino 
 
Makeup Department
Giancarlo De Leonardis .... hair stylist
Renzo Francioni .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Antonio Paoletti .... unit manager
Egidio Quarantotto .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lorenzo Magnolia .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Elio Balletti .... set designer
 
Sound Department
Nick Alexander .... dubbing editor
Ugo Celani .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Vittorugo Contino .... still photographer
Sergio Martinelli .... camera operator
Renato Mascagno .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Wanda Croce .... seamstress
Aldo Giuliani .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Rosalba Giacobbe .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Luciano Foti .... production coordinator
Ninni Reginato .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Macchie solari" - Italy (original title)
"Autopsy" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
"Corpse" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
USA:85 min (edited version) | 100 min (uncut version)
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Certification:
Australia:R | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | France:-16 | Italy:VM18 | UK:18 | USA:R | USA:Unrated (special edition)

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
for all the confusion this is a very varied and very different giallo, 16 March 2007
Author: christopher-underwood from Greenwich - London

A rather confusing giallo and I think in part this is because of rather lazy direction and a poor performance from Mimsy Farmer who seems to get the wrong look most times and leave us in doubt as to what she is thinking or feeling. One essential in giallo is some sort of empathy for the lead, even if that eventually turns out to be misplaced! Here I don't feel many are very concerned for what happens to Mimsy. And plenty does, that's for certain. Is there another movie where the lead actress gets so much abuse and groping, not to mention attempted rape and up skirt shots!? Of course the Morricone score is first rate and for all the confusion this is a very varied and very different giallo that maintains the interest throughout.

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