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Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)

Murderock - Uccide a passo di danza (original title)
The owner of a prestigious New York ballet school teams up with a male model to solve a series of bizarre murders of a few of the students.

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Cast overview:
Olga Karlatos ...
Candice Norman
Ray Lovelock ...
George Webb
Claudio Cassinelli ...
Dick Gibson
Cosimo Cinieri ...
Lt. Borges
Giuseppe Mannajuolo ...
Prof. Davis
Berna Maria do Carmo ...
Joan
Belinda Busato ...
Gloria Weston
Maria Vittoria Tolazzi ...
Jill
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Margie (as Geretta Marie Fields)
Christian Borromeo ...
Willy Stark (as Cristian Borromeo)
Robert Gligorov ...
Bert
Carlo Caldera ...
Bob
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti ...
Steiner
Giovanni De Nava ...
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A series of murders rock a dance academy in New York in which the mysterous directress, Candice, sets out to find the kiler, with a little assistance from a shady male model, named George, who has a hidden agenda for her as does she for him. Written by Anonymous

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Save the last dance . . . for hell!

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Since this film was shot in English, it had to subsequently be dubbed into Italian. See more »

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Referenced in Fulci Talks: The Movies (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

You Are Not Alone Tonight
Lyrics and Music by Keith Emerson
Performed by Doreen Chanter
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Sumptuous visuals lend weight to thin story
13 May 1999 | by (Johnstown, PA) – See all my reviews

One of Lucio Fulci's "gentler" films, MURDER ROCK is not very popular among gore fans (largely because of the lack of eye gougings and disembowellments), but it has much to recommend. The story deals with a maniac who is killing the girls at a dance school in New York -- together, a cop and a psychiatrist track the maniac down. Keith Emerson contributes a dated, but enjoyable, soundtrack, and cinematographer Giuseppe Pinori makes fine use of half-lighting, a la Mario Bava's SEI DONNE PER L'ASSASSINO. Fulci cameos as an agent. Recommended for Italian horror buffs. *** out of ****


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