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The Third Eye (1966)

Il terzo occhio (original title)
A young count who lives with his dominant and jealous mother, begins in a downward spiral into madness after his fiancée dies in an accident - or it wasn't an accident?

Director:

Mino Guerrini (as James Warren)

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Gilles De Reys (story), Mino Guerrini (as James Warren) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Franco Nero ... Mino Alberti (as Frank Nero)
Gioia Pascal Gioia Pascal ... Marta
Erika Blanc ... Laura / Daniela (as Diana Sullivan)
Olga Solbelli Olga Solbelli ... Mino's Mother (as Olga Sunbeauty)
Marina Morgan Marina Morgan ... Nightclub performer
Gara Granda Gara Granda ... Loredana
Richard Hillock Richard Hillock ... Doctor
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A young bachelor Mino Alberti (Franco Nero), lives in an old manor with his overprotective mother and his faithful maid, is just a few days before getting marry, his fiancee dies in a mysterious car crash. Soon afterwards Mino begins to lose his sanity and lures young women into his house with nefarious intentions. Written by jairhcastillo

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

11 June 1966 (Italy) See more »

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Mono
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Italian censorship visa # 46555 delivered on 21-3-1966. See more »

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Referenced in Beyond the Darkness (1979) See more »

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Obscure precursor of Joe D'Amato's stomach-churning "Buio Omega".
16 August 2009 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

Franco Nero plays a young taxidermist named Mino,who lives with his domineering mother and a loyal family servant Marta in a Gothic residence.The elderly widowed Countness doesn't want his son to marry his beloved Laura.To achieve her goals Marta cuts the brake cable on Laura's car causing the vehicle to roll off an embankment and into a lake and murders the Countess pushing her down the stairs.This is the beginning of Mino's madness.He takes Laura's body and preserves it and starts picking up women and choking them to death in the presence of his preserved love."The Third Eye" is strikingly similar to "Buio Omega",but nowhere nearly as gruesome and disgusting.The cinematography is elegant and stylish and the use of romantic score is a nice touch.A must-see for fans of "Buio Omega".8 out of 10.


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