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The Psychic (1977)
"Sette note in nero" (original title)

R  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  March 1979 (USA)
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A clairvoyant woman, inspired by a vision, smashes open a section of wall in her husband's home and finds a skeleton behind it. Along with her psychiatrist, she seeks to find the truth ... See full summary »

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A clairvoyant woman, inspired by a vision, smashes open a section of wall in her husband's home and finds a skeleton behind it. Along with her psychiatrist, she seeks to find the truth about who the person was and who put her there. Soon enough, she starts to realize the possibility that she may share the victim's fate... Written by Brian J. Wright <bjwright@acs.ucalgary.ca>

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The opening sequence set in Dover England, and Florence Italy at the exact same time show the time set as 11:45. Continental Europe is one hour ahead of the British Isles time zone in which the time in Florence should read 12:45. See more »

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Sette Note in Nero
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if it lacks a little blood, it certainly contains enough menace
30 January 2008 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

Enthralling and well made giallo tinged thriller. Superb central performance and great score and if it lacks a little blood, it certainly contains enough menace. We are constantly trying to work out both 'who dunnit' and when or even if, but the quirky music starts up again and amidst the crashes and recurring dream/vision/memory we are sent reeling once more. Fine opening, which is pretty bone crunching, stunning ending and in between plenty to keeps one's attention. My son who heard the 'seven black notes' of the title as he was passing through, whilst I watched, advises me that they were used by Tarantino in Kill Bill, as a tribute, presumably and quite right too.


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