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Phantom of Death (1988)
"Un delitto poco comune" (original title)

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Police Comissioner Datti is investigating the murder of a female doctor whose murderer seems to be a thirty-fivish year old man. Soon another murder follows: Pianist Robert Dominici's ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Robert Dominici
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Hélène Martell
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Inspector Datti
Mapi Galán ...
Susanna
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Davide
Renato Cortesi ...
Agent Marchi
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Gloria Datti
Carola Stagnaro ...
Dr. Carla Pesenti
Daniele Brado ...
Dr. Vanni
Caterina Boratto ...
Robert's Mother
Lewis E. Ciannelli ...
Chief Physician (as Lewis Eduardo Ciannelli)
Renata Dal Pozzo ...
Agent Corsi
Giovanni Lombardo Radice ...
Father Giuliano
Gianni Franco ...
Inspector
Marino Masé ...
Expert on aging
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Police Comissioner Datti is investigating the murder of a female doctor whose murderer seems to be a thirty-fivish year old man. Soon another murder follows: Pianist Robert Dominici's girlfriend is found killed. The killer also challenges Datti on the phone and says he can't be caught since he has a secret which makes him invulnerable. In the meantime the clues seems to point in strange directions... Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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Pretty good horror film.
25 January 2004 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Phantom of Death" is one of the lesser known Ruggero Deodato's horror/giallo entries.Michael York plays a famous pianist Robert Dominici.He has a rare disease that contributes to turning him into psychopathic killer.Donald Pleasence plays the cop who tries to track him down.The film itself is rather dull,but it offers some really bloody murder scenes.I liked especially the scene where the woman is stabbed repeatedly until she smashes through a window.The acting is okay,but there is not enough suspense for my liking.Check it out,if you are a fan of Italian horror.6 out of 10.


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