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Lucio Fulci (story) &
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Release Date:
March 1979 (USA) See more »
A clairvoyant woman, inspired by a vision, smashes open a section of wall in her husband's home and finds a skeleton behind it... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Directed by
Lucio Fulci 
Writing credits
Lucio Fulci (story & screenplay) &
Roberto Gianviti (story & screenplay) &
Dardano Sacchetti (story & screenplay)

Produced by
Franco Cuccu .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Franco Bixio  (as Bixio)
Fabio Frizzi  (as Frizzi)
Vince Tempera  (as Tempera)
Cinematography by
Sergio Salvati (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Ornella Micheli 
Art Direction by
Luciano Spadoni 
Costume Design by
Massimo Lentini 
Makeup Department
Maurizio Giustini .... makeup artist
Antonio Maltempo .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Carlo Cucchi .... production supervisor
Franco Cuccu .... production manager
Roberto Cocco .... production manager (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roberto Giandalia .... assistant director
Art Department
Goffredo Massetti .... props
Roberta Tomassetti .... assistant set designer
Sound Department
Gianni D'Amico .... sound mixer
Anthony La Penna .... dubbing editor: English version (as Tony La Penna)
Renato Marinelli .... sound effects
Alfonso Montesanti .... boom operator
Raul Montesanti .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Luciano Adiutori .... still photographer
Franco Bruni .... camera operator
Claudio Farinelli .... assistant camera
Alfredo Fedeli .... chief electrician
Maurizio Lucchini .... assistant camera
Luciano Micheli .... key grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carmen Pericolo .... seamstress
Editorial Department
Mario D'Ambrosio .... assistant editor
Bruno Micheli .... assistant editor
Music Department
Franco Bixio .... composer: "With You" (as Bixio)
Fabio Frizzi .... composer: "With You" (as Frizzi)
Linda Lee .... singer: "With You"
Vince Tempera .... composer: "With You" (as Tempera)
Vince Tempera .... conductor
Norberto Gil Ventura .... composer: theme music (as Gil Ventura)
Other crew
Rita Agostini .... script supervisor
Marco Giannoni .... production secretary
Roberto Penna .... administrator
Roberto Penna .... production accountant

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Sette note in nero" - Italy (original title)
"Death Tolls Seven Times" - International (English title) (alternative title)
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95 min | USA:90 min
Color (Telecolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Factual errors: 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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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
if it lacks a little blood, it certainly contains enough menace, 30 January 2008
Author: christopher-underwood from Greenwich - London

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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