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Nine Guests for a Crime (1977)

Nove ospiti per un delitto (original title)
While vacationing on a remote Mediterranean Island, nine guests from bourgeois family are stalked and killed one by one by a mysterious killer.

Director:

Ferdinando Baldi

Writer:

Fabio Pittorru
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Credited cast:
Sofia Dionisio ... Carla (as Flavia Fabiani)
Massimo Foschi ... Michele
Dana Ghia ... Elisabetta
Arthur Kennedy ... Uberto - old man
Caroline Laurence ... Giulia
Loretta Persichetti Loretta Persichetti ... Patrizia
John Richardson ... Lorenzo
Rita Silva ... Greta
Venantino Venantini ... Walter
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While vacationing on a remote Mediterranean Island, nine guests from bourgeois family are stalked and killed one by one by a mysterious killer.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

12 January 1977 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Neun Gäste für den Tod See more »

Filming Locations:

Palau, Sassari, Sardinia, Italy See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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very good and unusual beginning
15 October 2013 | by christopher-underwoodSee all my reviews

This has a very good and unusual beginning but unfortunately not only do we not understand the brutal killing we have just witnessed, it is not really explained until some way into the film. Consequently as we are introduced to the nine family members visiting a deserted island we lack an initial interest and as the lovely dresses slip on and off we are further distracted.

This is aggravated by everybody sliding off with everyone else and we find it almost impossible to keep track of just who is who and who they are supposed to be with. Then when the main string of killings takes place we are left lacking any real involvement. Still, it is a very good looking film, the cast are very good, that is the men's acting is of a high standard and the ladies look super. I guess this just about slips into the giallo category but it is very marginal.


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