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Bloodstained Shadow (1978)

Solamente nero (original title)
Not Rated | | Mystery, Thriller | 1978 (Italy)
The body of a schoolgirl is found in a meadow. The murderer is never caught, and years later; a young man named Stefano returns to the island and is reunited with his brother, the local priest.

Director:

Antonio Bido

Writers:

Antonio Bido (story), Domenico Malan (story) | 3 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Lino Capolicchio ... Stefano D'Archangelo
Stefania Casini ... Sandra Sellani
Craig Hill ... Don Paolo (as Graig Hill)
Massimo Serato ... Count Pedrazzi
Juliette Mayniel ... Signora Nardi
Laura Nucci ... Sandra's stepmother
Attilio Duse Attilio Duse ... Gasparre, the sacristan
Gianfranco Bullo Gianfranco Bullo ... Nardi's son
Luigi Casellato Luigi Casellato ... Signor Andreani
Alfredo Zammi Alfredo Zammi ... Police Commissioner
Alina De Simone Alina De Simone ... Medium (as Alina Simoni)
Emilio Delle Piane Emilio Delle Piane ... Carabineer
Sonia Viviani Sonia Viviani ... Girl walking with Signora Nardi (as Sonia Vivani)
Sergio Mioni Sergio Mioni ... Dr. Aloisi
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The body of a schoolgirl is found in a meadow. The murderer is never caught, and years later; a young man named Stefano returns to the island and is reunited with his brother, the local priest.

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Mystery | Thriller

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Antonio Bido: Man at cemetery. See more »

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Don Paolo: No, he's a mortal sinner. He's worse than people know. One of my parishioners, only a youngster, told me in confession that he even tried to... My God! I almost revealed a secret!
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Desperately seeking Argento
18 August 2001 | by pumayeSee all my reviews

Nothing more than an honest italian giallo, this movie tells the torbid story of a string of murders in a small town in the Venice laguna. A young mathematician will find the answer to one of his early nightmares, but he will not like the taste of it. A good music and a good atmosphere don't totally hide a lacking script (a few of the acts of the murderer are without a real, logical explanation), but this is the norm in several of more routinely italian gialli.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1978 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Only Blackness See more »

Filming Locations:

Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy See more »

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Mono

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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