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The Scorpion with Two Tails (1982)
"Assassinio al cimitero etrusco" (original title)

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Elvire Audray ...
Joan Barnard
Paolo Malco ...
Mike Grant
Claudio Cassinelli ...
Paolo Domelli
Marilù Tolo ...
Contessa Maria Volumna
Wandisa Guida ...
Heather Hull
Gianfranco Barra ...
The Police Commissioner
Mario Cecchi
Franco Garofalo ...
Gianni Andrucci
Maurizio Mattioli ...
Masaccio
Carlo Monni ...
Senaldi
Anita Laurenzi ...
Professor Sorensen (as Anita Sagnotti Laurenzi)
Jacques Stany ...
Nick Forte
Luigi Rossi ...
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Arthur Barnard
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Mulligan - Joan's father
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Murder in an Etruscan Cemetery  »

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Boring
28 March 2000 | by (Brosville, France) – See all my reviews

Boring and disappoiting work from shlockmeister Sergio Martino. Nothing much happens on the screen... Giallo specialist writer Ernesto GASTALDI was really tired this time. Elvire Audray is pretty but a terrible actress...Nice to see former sexy star of the italian adventure/action movies of the 60's Wandisa GUIDA but unfortunately she isn't doing much.

Cinematography is standard TV-like. You simply don't care about the plot, the actors but you will hate the awful muzak.

The fact Sergio Martino gave up on the anamorphic 2:35 format is, I think, a turning point in his career. He began with this "thing" (I hardly call that a movie)a long serie of disappointing and less radical movies especially aimed at a more US and european market (2019 AFTER THE FALL OF N.Y; ATOMIC CYBORG; AMERICAN RICKSHAW among others) where his visual style (weird camera angles, fast editing...) totally disappeared.

You'd rather avoid this easily forgettable ASSASSINIO AL CIMITERO ETRUSCO and prefer TUTTI I COLORI DEL BUIO or LA CODA DELLO SCORPIONE, his best works to me.


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