While playing with a puzzle, a teenager is repressed by his mother, and he kills her and severs her body with an ax. Forty years later, in an university campus in Boston, a serial killer kills young women and severs their bodies in parts, stealing body pieces from each student. Lt. Bracken makes a deal with the dean of the campus, and infiltrates the agent Mary Riggs as if she were a tennis teacher and together with the student Kendall, they try to find the identity of the killer. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Carvalho, Brazil
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Did You Know?
The "look" of the killer was based on the comic book character "The Shadow", not as is often thought Italian 'giallo' cinema. See more
Though the film begins in the 1940's, a pennant for the New England Patriots can be easily viewed on the wall of a young boy. The Patriots didn't come into existence until 1960, and even then they were originally known as the Boston Patriots. See more
Professor Brown... you see... is a homosexual.
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