|release date||August 18 1972|
|writer||Emilio Miraglia and Fabio Pittorru|
|starring||Barbara Bouchet, Ugo Pagliai, Marina Malfatti, Maria Pia Giancaro, Sybil Danning|
SynopsisIn The Red Queen, two sisters, Kitty (Barbara Bouchet) and Evelyn, are cursed by a family painting depicting a seven year-cycle in which a Red Queen is raised from the dead to kill seven times. After Evelyn seemingly perishes and multiple killings ensue, their niece Franziska (Marina Malfatti) and Kitty start to suspect that Evelyn may be the Red Queen. Both films are great Giallo, ripe with high-fashion crime scenes, salacious sets, and spooky scores by Bruno Nicolai. Interviews with both actors and crew educate viewers about the climate needed to create these excellent features.
There might be those that grow weary of the routine plot of gialli films. While it’s true that gialli films usually rely on similar circumstances, plot twists, glamorous characters and black-gloved killers, if you are a fan of giallo you just can’t get enough of ‘em! There is just something about their sophisticated style, vivid visuals, gory death scenes and elaborate who-done-its to keep you hooked! …Read More