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The Spider Labyrinth (1988)

Il nido del ragno (original title)
Alan Whitmore, a young American researcher, goes to Budapest to visit Professor Roth, with whom he collaborated on a secret project called "Intextus". Arrived in the Hungarian capital, Alan... See full summary »

Director:

Gianfranco Giagni

Writers:

Riccardo Aragno (screenplay), Tonino Cervi (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Roland Wybenga Roland Wybenga ... Professor Alan Whitmore
Paola Rinaldi Paola Rinaldi ... Genevieve Weiss
Margareta von Krauss Margareta von Krauss ... Celia Roth
Claudia Muzii Claudia Muzii ... Maria
William Berger ... Mysterious Man
Stéphane Audran ... Mrs. Kuhn
Valeriano Santinelli Valeriano Santinelli
Massimiliano Pavone Massimiliano Pavone
Arnaldo Dell'Acqua Arnaldo Dell'Acqua ... Polgár Móricz
László Sipos László Sipos ... (as Lazlo Sipo)
Attila Lõte Attila Lõte ... (as Lote Attila)
Bob Holton Bob Holton
Bill Bolender ... Chancellor Hubbard
John Morrison John Morrison
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vanna Busoni Vanna Busoni ... Signora Kuhn (voice)
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Alan Whitmore, a young American researcher, goes to Budapest to visit Professor Roth, with whom he collaborated on a secret project called "Intextus". Arrived in the Hungarian capital, Alan finds Roth whom, in panic, hands him a black book which he says should include information of the utmost importance.

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Certificate:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

25 August 1988 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Cursed Labyrinth: Labyrinth in the Dark See more »

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Runtime:

(uncut DVD/VHS) | (cut)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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forgotten and rare flick
19 January 2010 | by trashgangSee all my reviews

Not only do I hunt the independent flicks, I also try to track down those flicks that were never released in a proper way, no DVD or official VHS was released. Sometimes they were only available on VHS at a rental base. Most of those flicks are well sought after and aren't cheap to buy. But sometimes if you hunt and are patient you can find those gems. This is one of them. It's an Italian horror movie but I wouldn't say that it is a giallo. Therefore there are to much strange things going on, the occult takes an important factor in the storyline. It never bores but as always with the Italian ones the sound isn't what it should be. The added sounds like doors closing or the wind is always too loud and that makes you look for failures. Like when the wind blows hard you see leaves flying away in front of the street but further the trees are standing still. Do I need to say more. But the movie works and has his creepy moments. the killings aren't bloody or gory but they work and that's good, isn't it. There is some stop motion used with the rip off of the spiderhead scene in The Thing, but still it's worth seeing. The version I have is English spoken with Japanese subs and clocks in at 87 minutes, uncut. And for those perverts out there, yes, some nudity is involved but due the Japanese release private parts are blurred, you know what I mean...


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