Director: Dario Argento Run Time: 101 min. Format: 35mm Rating: NR Release Year: 1982 Language: English (dubbed)
Starring: Daria Nicolodi, Anthony Franciosa, Giuliano Gemma, John Saxon
TENEBRE is an Italian murder mystery by the giallo master Dario Argento.
A 35mm screening. Print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive
Knives, black gloves, and a killer score; that’s giallo cinema to the core. In Argento’s Tenebre, a writer Peter Neal is pulled into a murder mystery as someone familiar with his work begins a series of killings while visiting Rome on a promotional tour for his new novel. While the police look into the crimes, Neal investigates on his own, aided by his beautiful assistant, Anne, and a tenacious young local named Gianni. As the murderer brutally dispatches of other victims, Neal gets closer to discovering the psychopath’s identity.
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