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La ragazza dal pigiama giallo (1977)

Two seemingly separate stories in New South Wales: a burned, murdered body of a young woman is found on the beach, and a retired inspector makes inquiries; also, Linda, a waitress and ferry... See full summary »

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Inspector Thompson
Dalila Di Lazzaro ...
Glenda Blythe
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Antonio Attolini
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Professor Henry Douglas
Howard Ross ...
Roy Conner
Ramiro Oliveros ...
Inspector Ramsey
Rod Mullinar ...
Inspector Morris
Giacomo Assandri ...
Quint
Eugene Walter ...
Dorsey
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Nottingham (as Antonio Ferrandiz)
Vanessa Vitale ...
Quint's Neighbor
Mónica Rey ...
Patricia Clark Dorsey
Andrea Gnecco
Sandra Dobrigna
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Two seemingly separate stories in New South Wales: a burned, murdered body of a young woman is found on the beach, and a retired inspector makes inquiries; also, Linda, a waitress and ferry attendant, has several lovers and marries one, but continues seeing the others. The police have a suspect in the murder, but the retired inspector is convinced they're wrong; he continues a methodical investigation. Linda and her husband separate, and there are complications. Will the stories cross or are they already twisted together? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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31 December 1977 (Italy)  »

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The Girl in the Yellow Pajamas  »

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This film was inspired by a sensational real-life murder case that happened in Australia in 1934. See more »

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References Silver Streak (1976) See more »

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Your Yellow Pyjama
Written by Amanda Lear and Riz Ortolani
Sung by Amanda Lear
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Brilliant Idea Executed Very Well
8 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

A detective searches for the identity and killer of a young woman found dead on the beach, wearing only a pair of yellow pajamas; meanwhile, a friend of the dead woman sets off on the road to avoid being the next victim. That's not all there is, but the central idea behind this film's construction is so brilliant I can't say any more. The end is such a surprise that you'll either be blown away or feel ripped off. It plays with story construction in a way I've never seen done before, one that's begging to be copied by some high-profile indie here in the US. Film school buffs will dig it and find a lot to argue about, others might be confused or annoyed. Ray Milland is good but kind of decrepit-looking, here in the evening of his career; the chief culprits in this film are the pop songs that they repeat endlessly (though catchy). I'd love to see reactions to this one; I recommend it highly.


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