|release date||February 1 1982|
|starring||Mirella Banti, Christian Borromeo, Mirella D'Angelo, Anthony Franciosa, Giuliano Gemma|
|tagline||Terror Beyond Belief|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisFollowing the worldwide success of SUSPIRIA and INFERNO, Master Of Horror Dario Argento returned to the giallo genre with the shocker that remains one of the director's greatest. Anthony Franciosa stars as an American mystery novelist on a promotional tour in Rome who finds that his most recent book has inspired a copycat serial killer. When the psychotic impulse becomes irresistible, does freedom await in the simple act of annihilation? John Saxon (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET), Daria Nicolodi (DEEP RED) and John Steiner (CALIGULA) co-star along with a nerve-shredding score by Goblin and a mind-blowing twist ending in this classic of sexual corruption, savage bloodshed and virtuoso filmmaking that fans and critics hail as an Argento masterpiece.
While in Los Angeles to pitch a horror story to MGM in 1980, Dario Argento began receiving phone calls from a stranger who wanted to discuss Suspiria after it left a huge impression on him. After talking to this “fan” for a few days, the phone calls had become more and more intense until eventually Argento was receiving death threats. Even after the police determined the calls to be nothing more than a sick joke, the stranger continued to harass Argento, claiming to know the police were getting close and swore that he would kill the maestro. Out of this experience, Tenebre – Argento’s return to the giallo after working in the supernatural realm of the Three Mothers for the past five years – was born. Much like Argento’s deranged admirer, the madness that runs rampant in Tenebre is inspired by a work of fiction. …Read More