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The Vanity Serum (2004)
"Il siero della vanità" (original title)

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The vips of italian television disappear in a mysterious way. Two detectives, Lucia and Franco, try to investigate in this mystery, drowning into a strange world, where the leader is the powerful star Sonia Norton.

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Lucia Allasco
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Azzurra Rispoli
Valerio Mastandrea ...
Franco Berardi
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Sonia Norton
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Vittorio Terracciano (as Ninni Bruschetta)
Luis Molteni ...
Rocco Piccolo
Maddalena Maggi ...
Esther Bonanni
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Michele Benda
Antonio Ianiello ...
Pasquale Terracciano
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Barenghi
Marco Cortesi ...
Matteo De Muzzi
Armando De Razza ...
M. Simone
Giovanni Argante ...
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Carlo Luca De Ruggieri ...
(as Carlo De Ruggieri)
Marica Coco
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The vips of italian television disappear in a mysterious way. Two detectives, Lucia and Franco, try to investigate in this mystery, drowning into a strange world, where the leader is the powerful star Sonia Norton.

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Un cuore in soffitta
Written by Cecilia Dazzi and Micol Barsanti
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7 September 2005 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Oh my god! After watching that much average stuff I cannot believe I found this DVD in their middle. It is absolutely another level. I just saw it and still feel this special crawling after a good horror film… Might be some kind of an underestimated director that wanted to show that he has got power, and he showed. It is sort of an awesome crime and mystery driven horror production. Also if the story is not always logical or explained, you get this fascinating feeling when a film and a story go step by step in a right felt way. You get to think that the whole film is really near to you. You cannot avoid that it ends, but if there is nobody left alive… Charming that it's from Italy.


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