After witnessing the murder of a famous psychic, a musician teams up with a feisty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen assailant bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
A young couple moves in to an apartment only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.
There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these bloodthirsty, flesh-eating monsters.
Suzy Bannion travels to Germany to perfect her ballet skills. She arrives at the Tanz dance academy in the pouring rain and is refused admission after another woman is seen fleeing the school. She returns the next morning and this time is let in. She learns that the young woman she saw fleeing the previous evening, Pat Hingle, has been found dead. Strange things soon begin to occur. Suzy becomes ill and is put on a special diet; the school becomes infested with maggots; odd sounds abound; and Daniel, the pianist, is killed by his own dog. A bit of research indicates that the ballet school was once a witches' coven - and as Suzy learns, still is. Written by
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Suzy Banyon decided to perfect her ballet studies in the most famous school of dance in Europe. She chose the celebrated academy of Freiburg. One day, at nine in the morning, she left Kennedy airport, New York, and arrived in Germany at 10:40 p.m. local time...
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Dario Argento's crowning achievement in stylish film-making.
Suspiria is the most beautiful horror film ever made. Every single
frame of this film is expertly lit and colorful. With this technique
Argento manages to create an almost unbearable amount of tension and
the extremely brutal and bloody murder sequences look so good one can
only admire their beauty. The music score by Goblin is one of the most
effective score ever to grace a horror movie.
The story concerns an American ballet student who discovers that a
coven of witches run the school as bodies begin piling up.
Not much of a story here, but that's really not the main thing. Style
and atmosphere is the main course here, and it's execution is
completely flawless. Acting and dubbing are okay and the dialogue is a
bit stiff. But these are minor flaws in an operatic horror ride one is
not likely to forget that easily.
So sit yourself down, turn out the light, and watch this movie in
surround sound, 'cause the music alone will totally give you the
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