A composer, working in isolation on a score for a horror movie meets two women who used to know his house’s former tenant. When the women disappear, he’s forced to look into the film he’s working on to determine what happened to them, and who’s responsible.
Lamberto Bava (born April 3, 1944) is an Italian film director, specializing in horror and fantasy films.
Bava was born in Rome, Italy, the son of cinematographer/director Mario Bava, and grandson of cameraman Eugenio Bava. He is also a protege of director Dario Argento.
After working as a personal assistant, assistant director and screenwriter with his father, Bava worked as an assistant director with Dario Argento (on Inferno and Tenebrae) and with Ruggero Deodato (on the notorious Cannibal Holocaust). Eventually, Bava moved into the directing chair, making his debut with the twisted Macabre, then going on to helm several other features, including A Blade in the Dark and Monster Shark (aka Devilfish).
In 1985, Bava re-teamed with Dario Argento, this time as a writer/director for Demons and Demons 2 (both of which Argento produced). Demons 3 (aka The Church) was later directed for Argento by Michele Soavi. However, a made-for-Italian-TV film that Bava later directed… read more
A pretty good bloody giallo from lamberto bava. One almost forgets just how violent these pics were in the eighties. Some memorable horror scenes not really affected by the horrible plot, the wooden acting or the homophobic leanings of the writer in presenting yet another transvestite killer. Good of its kind though.