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The House of Clocks (1989)
"La casa nel tempo" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  1989 (Italy)
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Three lowlife punks are trapped in a posh villa while trying to rob it and become at the mercy of the murderous owners whom have the power to stop and reverse time via their mystical clocks.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Keith Van Hoven ...
Tony
Karina Huff ...
Sandra
Paolo Paoloni ...
Vittorio Corsini
Bettine Milne ...
Sara Corsini (as Bettina Milne)
Peter Hintz ...
Paul
Al Cliver ...
Peter
Carla Cassola ...
Maria
Paolo Bernardi ...
The Nephew
Francesca DeRose ...
The Niece
Massimo Sarchielli ...
Storekeeper
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A gang of vicious young punks break into the house of an elderly couple, terrorize, and then murder them. Suddenly, the clocks in the house begin to run backwards, and the dead come back for revenge! Written by Humberto Amador

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clock | villa | time | murder | digital watch | See more »

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Second part of the series "Le case maledette" (Doomed Houses), also including The Sweet House of Horrors (1989), The House of Witchcraft (1989) and House of Lost Souls (1989). See more »

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Followed by House of Lost Souls (1989) See more »

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Best Fulci from the late 80's. Truly a hidden gem.
2 October 2013 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

People unfairly bash this movie without understanding that it was originally meant for TV and it was made with a limited budget. In my point of view cinematography is actually very decent for a TV movie and it shows that Fulci really had a talent even with tight budgets. If this had been made with higher budget and better actors, then it could be an instant giallo horror classic of all time.

The plot is very original and it's so bizarre that it has to be seen. The actual message is right there. It can be interpreted in several ways, for example the movie could have some symbolism to politics and it all depends on the viewer. Also the proverb in the beginning sums it all up what the film is mainly about.

All in all this is very entertaining rare piece of cinema.


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