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Tutti defunti... tranne i morti (1977)

Dante trova un lavoro: vendere per conto dell'autore le copie di un libro che parla di una serie di famiglie nobili alle famiglie citate nel libro. Non trova nessuno, poi finalmente alla ... See full summary »

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Gianni Cavina ...
Martini
Francesca Marciano ...
Ilaria
Carlo Delle Piane ...
Dante
Greta Vayan ...
Hilde
Michele Mirabella ...
Buster
Flavia Giorgi ...
Letizia
Giulio Pizzirani ...
Giulio
Bob Tonelli ...
Ariano
Luciano Bianchi ...
Ottavio
Carla Astolfi ...
Isabella
Pietro Bona ...
Donald
Ferdinando Orlandi ...
Tipografo
Valentino Macchi ...
Prete
Andrea Matteuzzi ...
Ignazio
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Dante trova un lavoro: vendere per conto dell'autore le copie di un libro che parla di una serie di famiglie nobili alle famiglie citate nel libro. Non trova nessuno, poi finalmente alla villa dei marchesi Zanotti gli viene aperto. Ignazio, il marchese, è appena morto e la casa è piena di parenti. La figlia Ilaria si innamora a prima vista di Dante e lo invita a cena. Nel frattempo l'autore del libro viene ucciso e i libri bruciati e nella villa si hanno due omicidi. Viene così chiamato l'investigatore privato Martini che come prima misura chiude tutti dentro la villa bloccando le uscite. Ma gli omicidi continuano mentre la villa resta isolata. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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Avati's masterpiece of comic and mystery
4 February 2006 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

I really liked "La casa dalle finestre che ridono", excellent horror full of disturbing suggestions, but I prefer a bit "Tutti defunti tranne i morti". This film is a comic (and grotesque) version of "La casa dalle finestre che ridono", full of atmosphere and mystery but also exhilarating. Most of the funniness comes from the accents and the expressions of the characters, so if you're not Italian probably you won't enjoy it like me. It's a beautiful horror story (as good as the story of "La casa dalle finestre che ridono") with characters grotesque and surreal. At the beginning of the film one could be disappointed by all these strange people, but slowly the story becomes more intriguing and mysterious, and it becomes a wonderful mix of horror and funniness, mystery and irony..


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