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Who Saw Her Die? (1972)

Chi l'ha vista morire? (original title)
Not Rated | | Mystery, Thriller | 12 May 1972 (Italy)
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A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) ... See full summary »

Director:

Aldo Lado

Writers:

Francesco Barilli (screenplay), Massimo D'Avak (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George Lazenby ... Franco Serpieri
Anita Strindberg ... Elizabeth Serpieri
Adolfo Celi ... Serafian
Dominique Boschero ... Ginevra Storelli
Peter Chatel ... Filippo Venier
Piero Vida ... Journalist Cuman
José Quaglio ... Bonaiuti
Alessandro Haber Alessandro Haber ... Father James
Nicoletta Elmi ... Roberta Serpieri
Rosemarie Lindt Rosemarie Lindt ... Gabriella
Giovanni Rosselli Giovanni Rosselli ... François Roussel aka Francesco Storelli (as Giovanni Forti Rosselli)
Sandro Grinfan Sandro Grinfan ... Police Commissioner De Donato (as Sandro Grinfa)
Carlo Hollesch Carlo Hollesch ... The Man who plays Table Tennis
George Willing George Willing ... (as Georg Willing)
Vittorio Fanfoni Vittorio Fanfoni ... (credit only)
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A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) start investigating, and soon find they are in way over their head. Meanwhile, the body-count keeps rising as the killer now starts butchering all those who find out too much... Written by Nick Cuyvers

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Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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The pinball machine that Roberta plays is a 1967 "Harmony" electro-mechanical machine made by D. Gottlieb & Co. See more »

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Journalist: There hasn't been a child murder in Venice for years. Got any clues, Inspector?
Inspector De Donati: I'm afraid not. In this type of killing, the motive is psychological. Whoever did it is insane. But with a little luck, we will manage to catch him.
Journalist: I don't think you can catch pneumonia!
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Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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A formulaic but engaging murder mystery
15 February 2004 | by aschepler2See all my reviews

WHO SAW HER DIE? (1972) *** George Lazenby, Anita Strindberg, Peter Chatel, Adolfo Celi. In this engaging giallo directed by Aldo Lado, George Lazenby plays Franco Serpieri, a well-known Venetian sculptor. After Serpieri's young daughter is murdered, he grows impatient with the efforts of the police and tries to find the killer himself, with some help from his estranged wife (Strindberg). The film sticks to a familiar formula: the likely suspects are killed off one by one, and the last man (or woman) standing is revealed as the murderer. But the process feels clumsier than it ought to here, and since the killer turns out to be one of the film's least developed characters, the ending is less than satisfying. Fortunately, though, painterly cinematography and an intriguing score by the brilliant Ennio Morricone help compensate for the weaknesses of the script. Recommended.


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Country:

Italy | Monaco | France

Language:

French | Italian

Release Date:

12 May 1972 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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