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Anima persa (1977)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 20 January 1977 (Italy)
Bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion, and it's soon obvious that something mysterious is up in the attic.

Director:

Dino Risi

Writers:

Bernardino Zapponi (screenplay), Dino Risi (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Vittorio Gassman ... Fabio Stolz
Catherine Deneuve ... Sofia Stolz
Danilo Mattei ... Tino
Anicée Alvina ... Lucia
Ester Carloni Ester Carloni ... Annetta
Michele Capnist Michele Capnist ... Il Duca
Gino Cavalieri Gino Cavalieri ... Versatti
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Bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion, and it's soon obvious that something mysterious is up in the attic.

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Drama | Horror | Mystery

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Country:

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Italian | German

Release Date:

20 January 1977 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Lost Soul See more »

Filming Locations:

Venice, Veneto, Italy

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The story of the movie is adapted from the novel Un'anima persa (1966), written by the Italian novelist and journalist Giovanni Arpino (1927-1987). See more »

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The mystery of forbidden room.
17 April 2010 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

Tino is an art student.He arrives to Venice to paint and live with his aunt and uncle in their old-school antiquarian mansion.Not very long after his arrival he hears strange sounds coming from a room upstairs.Somebody is living in the attic.A lunatic brother of Tino's uncle,who is kept locked in the forbidden room and is not allowed to leave.Very subtle and quiet mystery drama set in beautiful Venice.The performances of Vittorio Gassman and Catherine Deneuve are excellent.The final twist is utterly surprising and incredibly sad.If you are a fan of "Don't Look Now" or "La Residenica" you can't miss "Anima Persa".It's a tightly written and extremely memorable film with lots of atmosphere and some perverse psycho-sexual overtones.8 out of 10.


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