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Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror (2000)

Documentary that explores Argento's film career.

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Leon Ferguson

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Charles Preece
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Kermode Mark Kermode ... Narrator (voice)
Dario Argento ... Himself
John Carpenter ... Himself
Michael Brandon ... Himself
Claudio Argento ... Himself
Daria Nicolodi ... Herself
Fiore Argento ... Herself
Asia Argento ... Herself
Alan Jones ... Himself
Jessica Harper ... Herself
Alice Cooper ... Himself
Maitland McDonagh ... Herself
Claudio Simonetti ... Himself
Keith Emerson ... Himself
William Lustig ... Himself
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Documentary that explores Argento's film career.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

15 April 2005 (Finland) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Talking-head documentary
20 September 2012 | by Leofwine_dracaSee all my reviews

This is the one hour documentary made by Film Four in 2000 which was originally screened as part of an Argento season. On the plus side, there's plentiful interview footage with Argento, who goes into why he makes the films that he does (in his own Italian too, so none of his broken English), and other assorted and varied interviews with the likes of Michael Brandon, Luigi Cozzi, Alan Jones, Daria Nicolodi (briefly) and even Asia Argento. These interviews are fresh and entertaining, and even Tom Savini gets to talk at length about his various effects shots.

However, I think they should have studied and perhaps reviewed Argento's movies a little more closely. Most of them are mentioned but not examined and some aren't even featured - THE STENDHAL SYNDROME for one. The documentary promised exclusive footage from the set of SLEEPLESS, which we get, but again it isn't even mentioned in Mark Kermode's voice-over. Nonetheless this is a watchable little item for fans of the genre, and professionally done.


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