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Passi di morte perduti nel buio (1977)

An Italian reporter is travelling on the Instabul-Athens train. A woman is murdered with the reporter's letter-opener so that makes him the main suspect. With the help of his Swedish ... See full summary »

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Vera Krouska ...
Ingrid Stelmosson (as Vera Kruska)
Antonio Maimone ...
Omar Effendi (as Nino Maimone)
Barbara Seidel
Imelde Marani
Albertina Capuani
Nazzareno Macri
Luigi Romano
Bartolillo Palma
Susy Jennings ...
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An Italian reporter is travelling on the Instabul-Athens train. A woman is murdered with the reporter's letter-opener so that makes him the main suspect. With the help of his Swedish girlfriend he starts investigating in order to prove his innocence. Written by Lefteris

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Quite ludicrous
13 November 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Quite ludicrous but bright and breezy enough to be likable this is, wait for it - a comic giallo. I know, obviously, we are on dangerous territory straight away because, what with all the twists and turns and often daft denouements, gialli, are sometimes laughable enough. Yet here we have a particularly complicated one, albeit with simple enough start, Agatha Christie style with six people in a railway carriage, light goes out, one dies, who dunnit? But this is complicated by the fact that one gets involved in blackmail and then maybe another and there are characters chasing characters, we are struggling to keep up only for the characters to start making jokes (sometimes amusing, sometimes not). On the positive side, it looks tremendous, great costumes and furnishings with the girls not afraid to slip off their clothes, the killings are fairly gory and the score keeps things bobbing along as the cast seem to be genuinely enjoying themselves. Just wish I had as much fun watching.


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