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Il maestro del terrore (1988)

Il Maestro del Terrore è il regista Vincent Omen, originario della Romania, e che ha fatto fortuna dirigendo film dell'orrore. Vive con la moglie e la figlia in una bella villa isolata. Ma ... See full summary »

Director:

Lamberto Bava

Writers:

Ira Goldman (story), Dardano Sacchetti (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Tomas Arana ... Vincent Omen
Carole André ... Betty Omen
David Brandon ... Paul Hilary
Ulisse Minervini Ulisse Minervini ... Eddie Felsen
Joyce Pitti Joyce Pitti ... Susan Omen
Marina Viro Marina Viro ... Magda
Virginia Bryant ... Reporter
Pascal Druant Pascal Druant ... The Producer
Augusto Poderosi Augusto Poderosi ... Security guard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Danilo Del Monte Danilo Del Monte ... Special effects assistant man
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Il Maestro del Terrore è il regista Vincent Omen, originario della Romania, e che ha fatto fortuna dirigendo film dell'orrore. Vive con la moglie e la figlia in una bella villa isolata. Ma quando fa licenziare lo sceneggiatore Paul, fatti strani iniziano ad accadere. Mentre gioca a golf la pallina sparisce, tornato a casa la porta del garage è bloccata, riceve una misteriosa telefonata e durante la cene con gli ospiti manca la luce, scoppia un piccolo incendio e ritrova la pallina da golf persa nel pomeriggio. Vogliono solo spaventarlo? E chi? Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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Italian

Release Date:

16 October 2009 (Philippines) See more »

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Somewhere between a time-waster and a waste of time
9 September 2015 | by melvelvit-1See all my reviews

Life imitates art when a famous horror director and his family are terrorized by the screenwriter he recently fired. The screenwriter is out to prove his lame scenarios really are scary but if this teleplay is any indication, he deserved the ax. There's only one (half-way decent, at least) kill and a twist ending but that's not enough to recommend it, especially in light of the awful '80s hairdos and decor on display. God, what an ugly decade that was. Lamberto isn't the director his dad, "Maestro Of The Macabre" Mario Bava, was but, hey, it's only a TV movie that falls somewhere between a time waster and a waste of time.


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