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2.9
89 Ratings

Spasmo

Directed by Umberto Lenzi
Italy, 1974
Thriller, Mystery

Synopsis

Christian discovers a woman’s body. Hey, she’s alive! The next day they meet again and fall in love. Later at a nearby motel, an intruder breaks in and starts beating Christian who accidentally shoots him with his own gun. A mystery is taking shape as the lovers go on the run…

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Spasmo Directed by Umberto Lenzi

Critics reviews

Straining even the loose rules of narrative logic set by the giallo genre, Umberto Lenzi’s 1974 Spasmo makes up for its story deficiencies with a disjointed, absurdist tone that abandons the stylistic conventions set by directors like Dario Argento and Sergio Martino. The resulting portrait of madness is sometimes risible, always difficult to follow, yet fanciful and entertaining.
September 03, 2015

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