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Psycho III (1986)

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Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosy journalist comes to see him to ask questions about his past. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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motel | psycho | reporter | serial killer | nun | See more »

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2 July 1986 (USA)  »

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Psicosis 3  »

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$14,481,606 (USA)
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Anthony Perkins' main inspiration for the style of this film came from the movie Blood Simple. (1984), directed by the Cohen brothers. Before production began he even took the entire cast and crew to a screening of the film. See more »

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The car that goes into the swamp, although driven by Norman with Duke as passenger, is clearly unoccupied. See more »

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[first lines]
Maureen Coyle: There is no God!
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Catherine Mary
Music by Carter Burwell & Steve Bray
Written by Stanton-Miranda
Performed by Stanton-Miranda
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A nightmarish journey by multi-coloured lantern lights...
28 June 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Derided and ridiculed as just another 80's slice em' and dice em' gore-fest, this film has been criminally overlooked and underrated for over twenty years. What the vast majority have seemed to miss is the subtlety and richness of a beautifully lensed film which provides one of the most chilling atmospheres to a mainstream horror movie.

Anthony Perkins showcases just how adept he is both in front of and behind the camera in his directorial debut, and it is a crying shame that we didn't get to enjoy any further nightmarish visions. Re-watch this work of genius and see for yourselves.

10/10


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