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Francesca (2015)

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Someone is viciously murdering people, people with criminal pasts. It appears that the murders may be linked to the disappearance of a young girl 15 years previously.

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Luciano Onetti
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Luis Emilio Rodriguez Luis Emilio Rodriguez ... Inspector Bruno Moretti
Gustavo Dalessanro Gustavo Dalessanro ... Detective Benito Succo
Raúl Gederlini Raúl Gederlini ... Vittorio Visconti (as Raul Gederlini)
Silvina Grippaldi Silvina Grippaldi ... Nina Visconti
Evangelina Goitia Evangelina Goitia
Juan Bautista Massolo Juan Bautista Massolo ... Giovanni Bianco
Florencia Ollé Florencia Ollé ... Angela Stefanatto
Fernanda Cerrudo Fernanda Cerrudo
Idiel Idiaquez Idiel Idiaquez ... Dr. Laforte
Juan María Onetti Juan María Onetti
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It's been 15 years since the disappearance of little Francesca, daughter of the renowned storyteller, poet and dramatist Vittorio Visconti, and the community is stalked by a psychopath bent on cleaning the city of "impure and damned souls". Moretti and Succo, questioned by the ineffectiveness of the police force, are the detectives in charge of elucidating the mystery surrounding these "Dantesque" crimes. Francesca seems to have returned, but she is not be the same girl who everyone knew . . . Written by Guante Negro Films

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You Won't Believe It's Not Forty Years Old
27 June 2016 | by ab-14See all my reviews

A truly stunning simulacrum of a 1970s giallo. The illusion is so convincing that I'd never have guessed it was made last year.

If you're not a fan of gialli, this one will do nothing to change your mind. It has no interest in covering new ground or breaking the well-worn mold, but if you treasure the thought of exploring a whole new one, this is the movie for you.

If we were judging by looks alone, this would be a solid ten, but some story issues (and not ones really typical of or inherent in the genre in my view) require a deduction.

I may change my mind on subsequent viewings, but I'd rate this a must-see for giallo fans. Non fans might be able to use this as a gateway, but it's probably better to start with the real thing.


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Italy | Argentina

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

9 October 2015 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Франческа See more »

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$2,008
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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