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Sette orchidee macchiate di rosso (1972)

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A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and... See full summary »

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Umberto Lenzi

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Roberto Gianviti (screenplay), Paul Hengge (credited on German prints) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Sabato ... Mario Gerosa (as Antonio Sabàto)
Uschi Glas ... Giulia Torresi (as Uschi Glass)
Pier Paolo Capponi ... Inspector Vismara
Rossella Falk ... Elena Marchi
Marina Malfatti ... Kathy Adams
Renato Romano ... The Priest
Claudio Gora ... Raffaele Ferri
Gabriella Giorgelli ... Ines Tamburini aka Toscana
Aldo Barberito Aldo Barberito ... Lt. Palumbo
Bruno Corazzari ... Barrett
Franco Fantasia Franco Fantasia ... Lt. Renzi
Petra Schürmann ... Concetta De Rosa
Ivano Davoli Ivano Davoli ... Palmieri
Linda Sini Linda Sini ... Wanda
Nello Pazzafini ... Giovanni Rau
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A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and the killer before the killer strikes at her again. Written by smcarter

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Mystery | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy | West Germany

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

24 February 1972 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Seven Blood-Stained Orchids See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 59742 delivered on 9 February 1972. See more »

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Music by Riz Ortolani
Lyrics by Norman Newell
Performed by J. Vincent Edwards
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Wonderful Italian giallo.
26 February 2004 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

Umberto Lenzi's "Seven Blood-Stained Orchids" is a surprisingly well-made and captivating giallo.A black-gloved killer is murdering beautiful women and one of them survives,but her assailant thinks that she is dead.So her hubby decides to look for the killer.The film is never boring and there are some tension-filled moments.The murders are pretty tame,but the power drill scene is quite gruesome.The women here are absolutely gorgeous and there is a nice amount of nudity.The opening with the black gloved figure driving at night is a terrific scene.So if you're a fan of Italian giallos you can't go wrong with "Seven Blood-Stained Orchids".Highly recommended.9 out of 10.


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