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Cold Blooded Beast (1971)

La bestia uccide a sangue freddo (original title)
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A rehabilitation hospital in the Italian countryside which offers treatment for women suffering from various psychological disorders is stalked by a mysterious cloaked killer.

Director:

Fernando Di Leo

Writers:

Fernando Di Leo (story), Nino Latino (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Klaus Kinski ... Dr. Francis Clay
Margaret Lee ... Cheryl Hume
Rosalba Neri ... Anne Palmieri
Jane Garret ... Mara
John Karlsen ... Professor Osterman
Gioia Desideri ... Ruth
Giangiacomo Elia Giangiacomo Elia ... The Gardener (as John Ely)
Fernando Cerulli ... Augusto
Sandro Rossi Sandro Rossi ... Policeman
Giulio Baraghini Giulio Baraghini ... Policeman
Ettore Geri Ettore Geri ... Inspector
Antonio Radaelli Antonio Radaelli ... Policeman
Monica Strebel ... Nurse Helen
Carla Mancini Carla Mancini ... Nurse
Franco Marletta Franco Marletta ... Male Nurse
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Storyline

In a psychiatric clinic for rich women, dies murdered, one after another, a nurse and two patients, while an arrow hit another woman. The guilty is a masked man. The police decide to set up a trap, but the line of murdering isn't still over. Written by 1felco

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

20 October 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asylum Erotica See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Sound System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 58094 delivered on 7-5-1971. See more »

Alternate Versions

Original uncut European version was edited for an "R" rating for its U.S. release. See more »

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Referenced in The Big Box: The House of the Devil (2010) See more »

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a T&A movie...Tedious & Awful, that is
6 April 2004 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

A loony wife is sent to a mental home that seem to be inhabited by nymphos (Oh yea, there's a killer on the lose somewhere too). Klaus Kinski stars as the doctor who doesn't really do anything. Who thought that a horror film, with this ample amount of nudity, full frontal, extreme close-up type nudity none the less, would be so ghastly incoherent and ,yes, downright boring. Skip this awful film and find something better to do with your time (Let me suggest, watching paint dry)

My Grade: F

DVD Extras: Photo Gallery; Interview with director (where he admits, more or less, that the film is a turd); Alternate scene; Theatrical Trailer; Trailers for "Blood Feast 2", "My Dear Killer", "Zombi 2", and "Flesh For the Beast"


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