A buzzsaw works excellent as a murder weapon. Adore those Italian Gialli…
Director: Tonino Valerii
Stars: George Hilton, William Berger, Marilu Tolo
Runtime: 94 mins
DVD REGION ALL
“The dead don’t talk.”
The death of an insurance investigator leads police inspector Peretti on a an old case following a trail of murders, kidnapping and deceipt. He’s after a brutal killer who’s doing his best to cover all tracks, and get rid of all victims.
George Hilton shines in his role as the police investigator. He’s even got problem with his sex life in an Italian macho-world!!! A well written thriller, plot-driven with solid characterisations. It moves forward with an interesting and complex plot to a really cool lullaby-tune by maestro Morricone. Valerii made his only foray in Giallo a great one. A good movie with a great mystery, and a must-see for all Giallo-fans.
Fun detail: A friendly poke towards fellow spaghetti-western director, Corbucci: One of the female victims are watching “Django”(1966) before she gets murdered, quoting: “I was watching some terrible western on television”.