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Dial: Help (1988)

Minaccia d'amore (original title)
A psychic finds herself tapping into the "energy" of a deceased phone operator. She also finds that her friends soon begin dying mysteriously. An investigator determines to track down the cause.

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Jenny Cooper
Marcello Modugno ...
Riccardo
Mattia Sbragia ...
Mole
Carola Stagnaro ...
Carmen
Victor Cavallo
Carlo Monni ...
Fireman
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Prof. Irving Klein
Giorgio Tirabassi
Jole Silvani ...
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Cesare Di Vito
Antonietta Di Vizia
Emanuela Fuin
Cyrus Elias ...
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Cafe bartender
Monica Dorigatti ...
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A psychic finds herself tapping into the "energy" of a deceased phone operator. She also finds that her friends soon begin dying mysteriously. An investigator determines to track down the cause.

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She's got what someone wants, and will kill to get.

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10 November 1988 (Italy)  »

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DIRECTOR CAMEO: [Ruggero Deodato] Man in phone booth. See more »

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Baby Don't Answer
(A. Focolari - C. Simonetti)
Published by BMG Ariola / Drums Ed. Mus.
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A waste of time.
5 February 2005 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

A stunningly beautiful Charlotte Lewis stars as a woman who is terrorized by a ghosts who torment her on the phone.Driven to the edge in terror Charlotte is forced to confront this chilling mystery in order to save her sanity and her life.I can't believe that Ruggero Deodato,the director behind "Ultimo Mondo Cannibale","Cannibal Holocaust" and "House on the Edge of the Park" directed this absurd piece of trash.Admittedly the music by Goblin front man Claudio Simonetti is pretty good,but the story is painfully stupid.The script by Franco Ferrini is ridiculous and it makes no sense,the acting is bad and there is absolutely no suspense.The scene in which a prospective rapist of Charlotte Lewis is killed by coins ejected from a subway telephone is more than laughable.Don't waste your time with this piece of crap.There are far better Italian horror movies out there!


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