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Fatal Frames - Fotogrammi mortali (1996)

Alex Ritt (Rick Gianasi), a music video director comes to Italy to direct a video for pop sensation Stefania Stella. He soon encounters a mysterious killer who videotapes his victims for ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stefania Stella ... Stefania Stella
Rick Gianasi ... Alex Ritt
... Commissioner Bonelli
... Commissioner Valenti
Leo Daniel ... Daniel Antonucci
... Countess Alessandra Mirafiori
Geoffrey Copleston ... Mr. Fairbrain
... Wendy Williams
... Father
... Dr. Lucidi
... Beggar
... Professor Robinson
... Man in Grey
Massimo Pittarello ... Calzetta
Marcel Malcoun ... Luca Antonucci
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Alex Ritt (Rick Gianasi), a music video director comes to Italy to direct a video for pop sensation Stefania Stella. He soon encounters a mysterious killer who videotapes his victims for the police. As the horrible murders continue, Ritt is unknowingly pushed into the killer's games and he soon becomes a target of the police. The video-killer is on the loose and Ritt must find out the truth before it's too late. Written by Dylan Conner

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Final film for Donald Pleasence, Rossano Brazzi and Ciccio Ingrassia. See more »


Soundtracks

Desert Flower
Arranged and composed by Al Festa
Performed by Stefanie Stella
Published by Reflex Records
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Terrible, except for the end.
11 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

This movie is utterly boring and tedious to sit through, but there is one good moment, and it's the last scene of the movie. Donald Pleasance is talking on a phone with another detective. He tells him he's heading back to the United States, but he has to be there before Halloween because "it looks like an old case has been re-opened." And then he walks off to catch his train with a cane. In the background, we hear John Carpenter's "Halloween Theme" playing. It's another case of a great ending in search of a better movie to be attached to.


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