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Dario Argento's World of Horror (1985)

Il mondo dell'orrore di Dario Argento (original title)
Documentary on horror/mystery film maker Dario Argento. Features an in-depth interview with Argento and covers his work from 1969 to 1985.

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Michele Soavi

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Michele Soavi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Romano Albani Romano Albani ... Himself
Dario Argento ... Himself
Fiore Argento ... Herself / Vera Grandt
Urbano Barberini ... Himself
Patrick Bauchau ... Himself / Insp. Rudolf Geiger
Michael Brandon ... Himself
Flavio Bucci ... Himself
Clara Calamai ... Herself
Stefania Casini ... Herself / Sara
Jennifer Connelly ... Herself
Mirella D'Angelo ... Herself
Keith Emerson ... Himself
David Emge ... Himself
Mimsy Farmer ... Herself
Ken Foree ... Himself
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Documentary on horror/mystery film maker Dario Argento. Features an in-depth interview with Argento and covers his work from 1969 to 1985.

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A blood soaked montage of murder


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

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1985 (Italy) See more »

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4:3
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Mater Tenebrarum
Performed by Keith Emerson
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Lackluster and shallow
30 August 2010 | by eadwinnSee all my reviews

Those expecting a deeper look into the content of Argento's movies in this 71 minute documentary will be thoroughly disappointed -- the movie mostly concerns with the technical aspects of Dario's movies (special effects, crane shots, etc), and choke-full with footage from his movies. I'm not exaggerating -- this documentary shows us minutes upon minutes of scenes from Argento movies for no good reason literally wasting our time.

The biggest disappointment is the lack of insight into the themes of Argento's work -- though, admittedly, there is some of it, but it obviously wasn't the main concern of the guys behind the documentary. All in all, it is a very shallow look into the subject.


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