A composer, working in isolation on a score for a horror movie meets two women who used to know his house's former tenant. When the women disappear, he's forced to look into the film he's working on to determine what happened to them, and who's responsible.
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Classic Italian Horror Movie
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Did You Know?
Director Lamberto Bava
worked as an assistant to Dario Argento
on the film Tenebrae
(1982) two years before making A Blade in the Dark. As many critics noted, Tenebre was an influence on this film in terms of both plot and visual style. See more
Near the beginning of the movie the blade is seen cutting an adult magazine across the woman's right breast (from our point of view). Shortly afterwards when the composer examines the mysterious cuts in the magazine the slice marks appear across the left breast (from our point of view). See more
The 2001 UK release is 13.5 mins longer than previous version. The BBFC site says that 2mins of cuts have been restored and the rest is additional material See more