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3.7
1,358 Ratings

Tenebrae

Tenebre

Directed by Dario Argento
Italy, 1982
Horror, Thriller

Synopsis

An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.

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Tenebrae Directed by Dario Argento

Critics reviews

Reflexive, cerebral, bloodletting: Argento created Tenebre during one of his most inspired, distressing periods, returning to giallo after veering into supernatural horror with Suspiria and Inferno. Indeed, his homecoming seems to have many of the echoing thoughts that come with revisiting a familiar place—minus the body count.
October 05, 2016
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Coming after two somber but frenetic supernatural pictures—the aforementioned “Suspiria” and 1980’s “Inferno”—it has an unusual to-hell-with-it quality… The finale is an orgy of kill-‘em-all nihilism (that sounds like a spoiler, but it’s not) that’s blood-chillingly terrifying in spite of the thoroughly unconvincing characters. It’s a thrilling, vexing film, a kind of ode to aberrance, teeming with preoccupations and fetishes that exist only for their own delectation.
April 25, 2016
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