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Dario Argento's World of Horror (1985)

Il mondo dell'orrore di Dario Argento (original title)
Documentary on horror/mystery film maker Dario Argento. Features an in-depth interview with Argento and covers his work from 1969 to 1985.

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Michele Soavi

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Michele Soavi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Romano Albani Romano Albani ... Himself
Dario Argento ... Himself
Fiore Argento ... Herself / Vera Grandt
Urbano Barberini ... Himself
Patrick Bauchau ... Himself / Insp. Rudolf Geiger
Michael Brandon ... Himself
Flavio Bucci ... Himself
Clara Calamai ... Herself
Stefania Casini ... Herself / Sara
Jennifer Connelly ... Herself
Mirella D'Angelo ... Herself
Keith Emerson ... Himself
David Emge ... Himself
Mimsy Farmer ... Herself
Ken Foree ... Himself
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Documentary on horror/mystery film maker Dario Argento. Features an in-depth interview with Argento and covers his work from 1969 to 1985.

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A blood soaked montage of murder


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Country:

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Italian

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1985 (Italy) See more »

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Killing
Performed by Claudio Simonetti
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A documentary on a good director.
28 December 1998 | by CaZSuedeSee all my reviews

Dario Argento was a new breed of Italian directors that appeared on the scene in the late 1960's with the Giallo form of horror filmmaking. Giallo's were detective style structures and mixed with horror. Argento dealt with Serial Killers very well. With Mario Bava and perhaps Lucio Fulci (stretching that one a bit), Italian cinema entered a "golden era" of horror gore and exploitation during the 1970's.

World of Horror shows the best of Argento's movies, leading up to Demon's, which he produced only. Most scenes are either "Death Scenes" or "Stylistic Shots". Anyway, there is some technical shots, but the movie does not really go into detail about the technicals of his movies. However, you get a dose on what happens in his noggin, and that in itself is scary enough. If you happen to find this movie on video (good luck), try it out, but good luck trying to find some of his movies on video (I'm still looking for his "4 flies on Gray Velvet")


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