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David Warbeck stars as an instructor who marries a traumatized, crippled woman. The wife suffers from PTSD and is tormented by a traumatic event that happened in her past. What is even more... See full summary »

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Alberto De Martino (as Martin Herbert)

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Credited cast:
Christina Nagy ... Joanna
David Warbeck ... Craig
Carroll Blumenberg ... Ruth
Rossano Brazzi ... Dr. Sernich
Andrea Bosic Andrea Bosic ... Father Peter
Loris Loddi ... Father Davis
Adriana Giuffrè Adriana Giuffrè
Daniela De Carolis Daniela De Carolis
Rodolfo Ruzza Rodolfo Ruzza
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antonio Colonnello Antonio Colonnello ... Craig (voice)
Stefania Giacarelli Stefania Giacarelli ... Ruth (voice)
Serena Spaziani Serena Spaziani ... Joanna (voice)
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David Warbeck stars as an instructor who marries a traumatized, crippled woman. The wife suffers from PTSD and is tormented by a traumatic event that happened in her past. What is even more unfortunate is that her marriage is a just part of her maniac husband's evil scheme to kill her for her money. It isn't long before the formula is put into action and the gory body count starts to mount. Written by Jiilo_Kim

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October 1986 (USA) See more »

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Formula per un assassinio See more »

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A decent way for De Martino to end his career
27 August 2009 | by udar55See all my reviews

Paralyzed after being attacked as a child by a priest, Joanna (Christina Nagy) finds love in her handsome fencing instructor Craig (David Warbeck). The two quickly marry and all seems bliss until Joanna starts having terrible visions about this lecherous priest. Is she really crazy or is someone trying to drive her insane? Warbeck and director Alberto De Martino re-teamed for this murder mystery following the dreadful Miami HORROR of the same year. With some location work done in Boston and New York City, this is a much better film for De Martino to finish his career with, but not by much. First, the mystery is overly simple. Here is a tip for future filmmakers - if one of your actors has a distinctive chin, don't film only that part of them when you are trying to disguise who the killer is! Second, the film is filled with dimwit moments like our lead finally getting to use the phone while being attacked and she calls her doctor. He doesn't answer so she - you guessed it - tries him again! Still, the film features a nice score, a few evocative dream sequences and a great performance from the criminally underrated Warbeck. Plus, it goes by quickly, which is more than I can say for the painful Miami HORROR.


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