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A Quiet Place to Kill (1970)

Paranoia (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 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 »

Director:

Umberto Lenzi

Writers:

Marcello Coscia (screenplay), Marcello Coscia (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carroll Baker ... Helen
Jean Sorel ... Maurice Sauvage
Luis Dávila ... Albert Duchamps
Alberto Dalbés ... Dr. Harry Webb
Marina Coffa Marina Coffa ... Susan Sauvage
Anna Proclemer ... Constance Sauvage
Hugo Blanco
Lisa Halvorsen Lisa Halvorsen ... Solange (as Liz Halvorsen)
Manuel Díaz Velasco Manuel Díaz Velasco ... Miguel
Jacques Stany Jacques Stany ... James
Rossana Rovere Rossana Rovere ... Nurse
Calisto Calisti Calisto Calisti ... Doctor
Alfonso de la Vega Alfonso de la Vega ... Chauffeur
Miguel Beltrán Miguel Beltrán
Gaspar Forteza Gaspar Forteza ... 1st Cop
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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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Country:

Italy | France | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Quiet Place to Kill See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Final part of a trilogy also including Paranoia (1969) and So Sweet... So Perverse (1969). See more »

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Referenced in Grindhouse (2007) See more »

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Written by Douglas Fowlkes and Piero Umiliani
Performed by Wesley Johnson (as Wess & the Airedales)
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Carroll Baker: paranoid and unstable once again!
13 September 2015 | by moonspinner55See 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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