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The Third Eye (1966)

Il terzo occhio (original title)
A young count who lives with his dominant and jealous mother, begins in a downward spiral into madness after his fiancée dies in an accident - or it wasn't an accident?

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Mino Alberti (as Frank Nero)
Gioia Pascal ...
Marta
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Laura / Daniela (as Diana Sullivan)
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Mino's Mother (as Olga Sunbeauty)
Marina Morgan ...
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Loredana
Richard Hillock ...
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A young bachelor Mino Alberti (Franco Nero), lives in an old manor with his overprotective mother and his faithful maid, is just a few days before getting marry, his fiancee dies in a mysterious car crash. Soon afterwards Mino begins to lose his sanity and lures young women into his house with nefarious intentions. Written by jairhcastillo

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11 June 1966 (Italy)  »

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Italian censorship visa # 46555 delivered on 21-3-1966. See more »

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Amazingly Creepy/Amazingly Unknown Movie
27 November 2004 | by (Winston-Salem, NC, USA) – See all my reviews

Although I only saw this movie once and over 25 years ago, the imagery and disturbing feel have stayed with me. Sure, the production values weren't up to current standards and the acting is not top drawer, but somehow what makes it to the screen gets under your skin and makes it crawl. True horror buffs should be fighting to get a copy of this for their collections - and I don't understand why it hasn't received more play in the USA. (OK, so it's foreign and involves cannibalism and other nasty things; is that any reason to pass it over?!) The young Franco Nero in this feature shows the acting promise of the later movies he appeared in, a number of them made for US audiences.


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