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If you like giallo movies, then you can't afford to miss Andrea Bianchi's "Nude per l'assassino" ("Strip Nude for Your Killer" in English). Gory, politically incorrect, and basically not afraid to do anything that it wants, the movie is just plain fun. It depicts a series of murders following a botched illegal abortion. And all of the murders target people connected to the woman who died in the abortion.
Of course, the movie is basically an excuse for a lot of blood and a plethora of naked women (as implied by the title). The main star is Edwige Fenech*, who frequently appeared in giallo movies. It simply looks like the sort of movie that they wanted to make. Yes, one can make the argument that it's a trashy litany of sexism, but the movie makes no pretense about what it is; quite the opposite, it wears its trashiness on its sleeve. Very fun to watch. Of course, it would've probably been more fun to get to be on the set with Edwige Fenech. You just gotta love this sort of flick.
*More recently, Fenech produced "The Merchant of Venice" starring Al Pacino, and Quentin Tarantino paid homage to her in "Inglourious Basterds": Mike Myers's character was named Ed Fenech.
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