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La casa con la scala nel buio (1983)

Unrated | | Horror, Mystery | 6 August 1983 (Italy)
A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.

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A composer, working in isolation on a score for a horror movie meets two women who used to know his house's former tenant. When the women disappear, he's forced to look into the film he's working on to determine what happened to them, and who's responsible. Written by Brian J. Wright <bjwright@acs.ucalgary.ca>

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When the lights go out, the knife goes in.

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6 August 1983 (Italy)  »

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A Blade in the Dark  »

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Trivia

There were no sets built for the film. It was all shot on location at one large Italian villa. In fact the movie itself was written to be shot around that particular location. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the movie the blade is seen cutting an adult magazine across the woman's right breast (from our point of view). Shortly afterwards when the composer examines the mysterious cuts in the magazine the slice marks appear across the left breast (from our point of view). See more »

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BrunoSandraAngelaKatia: Chow!
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Referenced in Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered - Volume 1 (2008) See more »

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13 May 2016 | by (Twonkville) – See all my reviews

So basically like this dude, I think he needs to like work on his mixtape or something. So he rents this bitchin pad and he's like droppin' dope cut after dope cut. But apparently he sucks as a producer cause he like can't figure out how to mix and he's probably got the dumbs And then this fine betty pops out like "I love humpin'!", but bro is gay so he's all like "get out". Then at the end there's this disgruntled transvestite. I don't know what they were so upset about, maybe like bathrooms or something, but then it turns out it was this dude THE WHOLE TIME and you're like "no way" and then it's over. I would definitely recommend this movie for like everyone.


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