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Dario Argento's World of Horror (1985)
"Il mondo dell'orrore di Dario Argento" (original title)

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Documentary on horror/mystery film maker Dario Argento. Features an in-depth interview with Argento and covers his work from 1969 to 1985.

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Documentary on horror/mystery film maker Dario Argento. Features an in-depth interview with Argento and covers his work from 1969 to 1985.

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Sleepless nights
11 June 2003 | by (90210, USA) – See all my reviews

This documentary on the films and influences of the greatest Italian horror director since Mario Bava, is a real treat... if you've never really heard of him before. There are a lot of clips from his movies - which are redundant if you've seen them - and behind the scenes footage from Tenebre and Phenomena that would do better as an extra on individual DVD or laserdisc editions. And finally, clips from interviews with Dario Argento which are insightful and interesting. This is the best feature of this documentary. But, this will be a perfect introduction to his world if you're not in 'the know'. For a documentary, I give it a silver star.


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