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Un posto ideale per uccidere (1971)

| Crime, Thriller | 1974 (USA)
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Two hippies find themselves on the run from the law and soon end up going undercover in a villa owned by a mysterious woman.

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Umberto Lenzi
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Complete credited cast:
Irene Papas ... Barbara Slater
Ray Lovelock ... Dick Butler (as Raymond Lovelock)
Ornella Muti ... Ingrid Sjoman
Michel Bardinet Michel Bardinet ... Baratti
Jacques Stany Jacques Stany ... Official
Umberto D'Orsi Umberto D'Orsi
Calisto Calisti Calisto Calisti ... Police Inspector
Ugo Adinolfi Ugo Adinolfi ... Gas Station Attendant
Sal Borgese ... Agostino's Friend (as Salvatore Borgese)
Giuseppe Terranova Giuseppe Terranova
Carla Mancini Carla Mancini ... Shop Worker
Umberto Raho ... Police Inspector
Antonio Mellino Antonio Mellino ... Agostino
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Two hippies find themselves on the run from the law and soon end up going undercover in a villa owned by a mysterious woman.

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Italy | France

Language:

Italian

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1974 (USA) See more »

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Oasis of Fear See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Never trust a stranger
6 July 2008 | by unbrokenmetalSee all my reviews

Danish student Ingrid (Ornella Muti) and her English boyfriend Dick (Ray Lovelock) decide to sell pornography illegally in Italy, and at the beginning, they make a lot of money and spend a great holiday time there. Then they are arrested by the police, and their rebellious attitude (especially if you remember, this was 1970) doesn't help much. They end up on the street without a Lira in their pockets, and when a rich lady (Irene Papas) offers help, it seems a stroke of luck and they are not suspicious at all...

La bella Ornella in one of her earliest movies is very playful and looks best in a kind of Indian temple dancer costume here. All in all, "Un posto ideale per uccidere" is not a particularly dark or violent film, but with enough suspense. The rapid cut by Eugenio Alabiso - who also had his hands on genre classics like "Tutti i colori del buio" and "Lo strano vizio della Signora Wardh" - helps to speed it up a bit. Note: My Italian DVD is said to be transferred from the original negative with a running time of 83:49 min.


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