|release date||April 4 1997|
|writer||Lucio Fulci, Dario Argento|
|starring||Robert Hossein, Romina Mondello, Riccardo Serventi Longhi, Gabriella Giorgelli, Umberto Balli|
SynopsisA blood-chilling remake of the classic "House of Wax." Paris, 1900. As a little girl, Sonia witnesses the slaughter of her parents by a mysterious man with a steel arm. Years later in Rome, she is hired as a dressmaker at a wax museum owned by Volkoff, a sinister artist who recreates perfect replicas of famous crime scenes. A series of strange deaths in the area has led a young journalist, Andrea, to investigate the mysterious vaults of the museum. Andrea and Sonia are soon plunged into a nightmare as they both learn the secret behind Volkoff's statues and the connection he bears to the steel-armed murderer of Sonia's parents.
Written by Lucio Fulci and Dario Argento, Wax Mask is a sexy, Italian, gothic horror piece set in a wax museum of murderous atrocities. Its dedicated to the Italian horror master Lucio Fulci, whose involvement on Wax Mask ended with his death in March of 1996. Replaced by director Sergio Stivaletti – this blend of influences formulates into an homage-like horror mystery, in which a detective and writer team up to try and solve a string of murders that have been going on for over 12 years. …Read More