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A Quiet Place to Kill (1970)

Paranoia (original title)
| Drama, Thriller | 1973 (USA)
A race-car driver whose life, both personal and professional, is in a rapid downfall is invited by her ex-husband's new wife to stay at their plush estate. The two women form a bond, and ... See full summary »

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Maurice Sauvage
Luis Dávila ...
Albert Duchamps
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Dr. Harry Webb
Marina Coffa ...
Susan Sauvage
Anna Proclemer ...
Constance Sauvage
Lisa Halvorsen ...
Solange (as Liz Halvorsen)
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Jacques Stany ...
James
Rossana Rovere ...
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Miguel Beltrán
Gaspar Forteza ...
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A race-car driver whose life, both personal and professional, is in a rapid downfall is invited by her ex-husband's new wife to stay at their plush estate. The two women form a bond, and it's not long before their mutual dislike for the husband culminates into a plan to kill him. As it turns out, though, they're not alone in plotting murder. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Final part of a trilogy also including Paranoia (1969) and Così dolce... così perversa (1969). See more »

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Carroll Baker: paranoid and unstable once again!
13 September 2015 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

The third teaming of actress Carroll Baker with director Umberto Lenzi, yet another sex-and-murder soap opera made in Italy after Baker's Hollywood fortunes had dried up (temporarily, anyway). Here, Carroll is a racecar driver who cracks up on the track; she takes refuge with her handsome ex-husband, who has remarried a wealthy older woman with a daughter from a previous marriage. Double and triple crosses--as well as scenes featuring a nude, unblushing Baker--are in abundance, yet the 'shocking' plot taxes one's patience, particularly since the characters are so vapid. Excellent point-of-view cinematography from the driver's seat lends the narrative far more excitement than the guessing game of who is sleeping with who. ** from ****


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