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Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)
"Una Magnum Special per Tony Saitta" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  9 March 1976 (Italy)
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An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Capt. Tony Saitta
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Sgt. Ned Matthews
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Dr. George Tracer
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Julie Foster
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Louise Saitta
Jean LeClerc ...
Robert Tracer (as Jean Leclerc)
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Margie Cohn
Jean Marchand
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(as Antony Forest)
Andrée St-Laurent ...
(as Andree St. Laurent)
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(as Peter Mac Neil)
Julie Wildman
James Tapp
Jérôme Tiberghien ...
(as Jerome Thibergien)
Terence G. Ross ...
(as Terence Ross)
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An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal methods to find the killer. Soon he discovers that not everything is what he thought it was. Written by Ørnås

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Release Date:

9 March 1976 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Strange Shadows in an Empty Room  »

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CAD 1,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Clips of the car chase from this film are used in the Geico commercials "Do dogs chase cats?" See more »

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Supremely fun all the way
14 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

With a great cast featuring Stuart Whitman, John Saxon, Martin Landau, AND Tisa Farrow this film glides with the greatest of ease. STRANGE SHADOWS IN AN EMPTY ROOM is sort of a cross between the Italian crime/police potboiler and your average giallo thriller. An interesting and fun blend it is. I'd rather not give too much of the film away since it's better going into it knowing next to nothing. Let's just say there's murder, mystery, car chases, blood, funky 70s music, karate-kicking drag queens, and of course your all-star cast! Have fun.


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