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An anorexic young woman escapes from a psychiatric clinic and meets a young man who wants to help. She is caught and returned to her parents, who are soon beheaded by a garrotting stranger making the rounds about town, apparently striking only when it rains. The orphaned young woman and her new lover launch their own investigation and are endangered when a link is discovered with the victims and a particular operation performed years before. Written by
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Keyboards Programming and Performance by Paolo Steffan
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Dario Argento, the king of Italian horrorfilms has truly outdone himself with the excellent 1993 Trauma. The story goes of a young girl who has an eating disorder. At the same time a killer is loose in the city who starts decapitating people in a particularly gruesome manner.
The gore was there, although not as over the top as Argento usually does it, Asia and Christopher Rydell (who are both hottt) are very nice actors, the killers motive is convincing and disturbing, and the directing was superb. Although the fact that many people loathed it for being too American, i loved the fact that it was shot in America. In fact, I believe it was the first time Argento used a black person for a role in his films. I liked it because it was finally different.
You should see this very underrated Argento film, as it is one of my gory favorites of his. If you see this, you should also try to find Stendhal Syndrome, also with Asia Argento, and very recommended.
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