A Blade in the Dark

A Blade in the Dark

Directed by Lamberto Bava

In Lamberto Bava’s second contribution to the giallo genre, a psychopath stalks a composer who’s writing the score for a horror film. After the film’s director sets Bruno up in a stylish house, he begins working on the Goblin-esque score, not realizing that a real maniac is slicing up women all over the property. Bruno soon learns the film holds the key to catching the killer, and that he and his girlfriend are in grave danger. Bava follows the footsteps of his famous father, serving up a stylish slasher filled with memorable murders and a Hitchcockian finale.

A psychopath stalks a composer who’s writing the score for a horror film.

Cast: Andrea Occhipinti, Anny Papa, Fabiola Toledo

Member Reviews

Definitely shouldn't be the first giallo film you watch. ok story and pacing, but the reveal was anticlimactic and problematic in today's standard. Would love a deeper dive in such a fun premise

TigerMonkey
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a day ago

Some of these reviews.....oof. Well I’m going to try to leave a review for anyone that has even an iota of intelligence. I would say this is a must see for fans of the giallo genre. If you are not familiar with the genre this is probably not the best example or where I would start. This movie has a interesting premise and starts off well but manages to lose some steam and fall into what I would sum up as “worth watching”. Not bad by any means but not the cream of the crop.

CodyB
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3 days ago

didnt really watch. too busy staring at hot gf on facetime. kinda lame movie tbh. sick 70s racks tho :o

dumbidiot
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18 days ago

I enjoyed this BUT by the end there wasn't anyone left to be a red herring so it had to be the person I thought it was.

HorrorGuy13
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22 days ago

This was ok. It started out strong then it just went and got weird. It did have some nice kills in it.

spudleeusa
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a month ago