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Touch of Death (1988)

Quando Alice ruppe lo specchio (original title)
Unrated | | Horror | 1988 (Italy)
A moody, middle-aged gigolo kills off women after he gets bored with dating them and uses their body parts for trophies and for consumption.

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Lester Parson is a lonely gigolo who dates and kills off middle-aged women in ultra-gory fashion just for the pleasure of watching them die, as well as to take their money and jewelery as well as cook and eat their remains for his dinner. Written by Anonymous

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Synapse Films passed on releasing 'Quando Alice ruppe lo specchio' on DVD when only video sources could be obtained as no original elements or prints could be located. This means the original elements either no longer exist or are temporarily lost. Despite only having video elements to work with, Media-Blasters subsidiary Shriek Show picked up the rights to release this film on DVD. See more »

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Featured in A Cat in the Brain (1990) See more »

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Not the Fulci I hoped for
26 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

I got hooked on Fulci thanks to Zombi 2, New York Ripper and The Beyond, after which I started collecting Fulci DVDs. Although I'm still in progress, this movie convinced me that Fulci lost most of his "touch of death" after 1982.

Touch of Death was originally conceived for Italian TV, and if you consider that, it's a pretty gory movie. If you just watch it as a normal movie it is quite boring. Although it contains some good gore - that's why you watch Fulci, right? - it is a long way from The Beyond and not nearly as scary.

This movie was released on DVD by EC Entertainment in Europe. It seems to be taken from a very bad copy. Nonetheless, we should be grateful that EC took the time and effort to release it, because it will probably sell badly.


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