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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
When I first saw "Seven Bloodstained Orchids" I was pretty impressed. The acting is pretty good compared to some other giallos I've seen and the plot is actually coherent without having to watch it fifty times.
Now, over a year later, and having seen several more giallos, I think this film is rather bland. The suspenseful scenes with the killer are rather predictable. This film is not only tame for a Lenzi film, but tame for a giallo. There is really only one memorable murder sequence: the one with the drill.
I'd recommend several before recommending this one. I'd also recommend a cup of coffee before viewing because it drags in parts and the ending is a bit lackluster.
5 out of 10, kids.
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