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Profondo Rosso

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  • Profondo Rosso
  • AKA:
    Deep Red (USA);
    The Deep Red Hatchet Murders" - USA (DVD box title)
    "The Hatchet Murders" - USA (censored version)
  • Author: Dario Argento and Bernardino Zapponi
  • Director: Dario Argento
  • Producer: Claudio Argento and Salvatore Argento
  • Year: 1975
  • Country: Italy
  • 126 minutes
Warnings
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Violence:4
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Description:
During a performance, a medium accidentally picks up on the thoughts of a murderer, thus ensuring she become the next victim.

Her murder is witnessed by her neighbor, an English pianist, who attempts to solve the murder with the help of a reporter, but finds himself thwarted time and time again by a grisly set of murders -- making him wonder how the murderer always seems to be one step ahead.

Qvamp says:

This film has a character named Carlo. He's got a small but pivotal part in the movie. He's a drunk and ashamed of his sexuality but a sympathetic character who's rather sweet in his own way.

A remake of this film, by George A. Romero, is on its way in 2011.

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