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The Psychic (1977)

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A clairvoyant woman discovers a skeleton in a wall in her husband's house, and seeks to find the truth about what happened to the victim.

Director:

Lucio Fulci

Writers:

Lucio Fulci (story & screenplay), Roberto Gianviti (story & screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer O'Neill ... Virginia Ducci
Gabriele Ferzetti ... Emilio Rospini
Marc Porel ... Luca Fattori
Gianni Garko ... Francesco Ducci
Evelyn Stewart ... Gloria Ducci
Jenny Tamburi Jenny Tamburi ... Bruna
Fabrizio Jovine ... Commissioner D'Elia
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti Riccardo Parisio Perrotti ... Melli
Loredana Savelli Loredana Savelli ... Giovanna Rospini
Salvatore Puntillo Salvatore Puntillo ... Second Cab Driver
Bruno Corazzari ... Canevari
Vito Passeri Vito Passeri ... Caretaker
Franco Angrisano Franco Angrisano ... First Cab Driver
Veronica Michielini Veronica Michielini ... Giuliana Casati
Paolo Pacino Paolo Pacino ... Inspector Russi
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Storyline

A clairvoyant woman, inspired by a vision, smashes open a section of wall in her husband's home and finds a skeleton behind it. Along with her psychiatrist, she seeks to find the truth about who the person was and who put her there. Soon enough, she starts to realize the possibility that she may share the victim's fate... Written by Brian J. Wright <bjwright@acs.ucalgary.ca>

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Suddenly she could see into the future...and saw her own murder...

Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 March 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Psychic See more »

Filming Locations:

Arezzo Airport, Tuscany, Italy See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rizzoli Film, Cinecompany See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the early 2000's, Quentin Tarantino announced that he would be directing a remake with Bridget Fonda starring. It failed to materialise. See more »

Goofs

The opening sequence set in Dover England, and Florence Italy at the exact same time show the time set as 11:45. Continental Europe is one hour ahead of the British Isles time zone in which the time in Florence should read 12:45. See more »

Quotes

Gloria Ducci: I've had fifty-six lovers and haven't killed even one of them.
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Soundtracks

With You
Written by Ernest - Franco Bixio (as Bixio) - Fabio Frizzi (as Frizzi) - Vince Tempera (as Tempera)
Recorded on Cinevox Record by Linda Lee
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ECCELLENTE horror movie!
31 May 2004 | by tuco73See all my reviews

... Actually it is not exactly an horror movie, but rather more a thriller (or, better, a giallo). Visionary, tense, well acted (& dubbed), nice locations (villas, interiors, landscapes, cars, etc.), care to costumes and details, a nice 7 notes tune... it is a truly enjoyable little gem from the (not enough) celebrated Italian gore maestro. The plot itself, assuming it is possible to have such supernatural powers, develops convincingly and without too many disgusting bloody scenes . In some points (the visions, particularly the reversed statue) I had the feeling that Kubrick in Shining (1980) might have stolen something (MURDER...). Will it be possible? Oh, I was forgetting, the actress (O neill) is wonderful, and Ferzetti (Once upon in the West, On Her Majesty's Secret Service) is playing as well. 8.5/10 Well done Lucio!


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