Gialloween II: DEATH SMILES ON A MURDERER

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October 24 only

Part of our GIALLOWEEN II film series!

 

 

Thursday, October 24th, 9:30pm: DEATH SMILES ON A MURDERER

Achieves a hallucinatory ambience reminiscent of Mario Bava or Antonio Margheriti.” — Giallo Fever

New 2K restoration! A haunting gothic giallo and compelling early work from legendary sleaze / horror director Joe D’Amato(BEYOND THE DARKNESS, ANTHROPOPHAGUS, PORNO HOLOCAUST), here billed under his real name Aristide Massaccesi. This stately and surreal supernatural mystery benefits from an achingly mournful score by Berto Pisano, several shocking scenes of gore and a typically sinister performance from Klaus Kinski as a morbid doctor.

Amongst an early 1900s Austrian backdrop, Ewa Aulin (CANDYDEATH LAID AN EGG) plays Greta, a beautiful young woman abused by her mad hunchback brother (Luciano RossiTHE CONFORMIST) and left to die in childbirth by her illicit lover, aristocrat Dr. von Ravensbrück (Giacomo Rossi StuartKILL, BABY…KILL!). Bereft with grief, the hunchback reanimates her using a formula engraved on an ancient Incan medallion…  – AGFA

Dir. Joe D’Amato, credited as Aristide Massaccesi. Italy, 1973. 92 min, DCP.

See all four films for $40! Gialloween II pass available here.


FREE OR DISCOUNTED FOR MEMBERS
NOTE: FILMS START RIGHT AT THE LISTED SHOWTIME.
Roxie Theater trailers play during the 30 minutes prior to showtime

 

Gialloween II: DEATH SMILES ON A MURDERER: Upcoming Showtimes
October 249:30 PMLittle Roxie