An Italian expat in Berlin turns amateur sleuth when a series of murders rock the German capital.
The Mystery of the Yellow RoomOctober 19, 1919
The intrepid reporter and amateur sleuth Joseph Rouletabille becomes involved in the investigation of a hideous crime committed in a room painted yellow, whose door was locked from the inside…
Qui?January 1, 1916
Mademoiselle Blanche Durand, in her sixties who lives on the mezzanine level of her property, is found dead, stabbed, inside her home. To enter, the judge had to ask for help from an operator to remove the grate from the small window that faces the street. The door of the flat has two locks and a chain placed inside. Whoever committed the crime could not get out of there or out of the window, since it was embedded in the wall.
Fashion Murder GrooveJanuary 1, 2005
An actress starts working at a fashion magazine to investigate the death of a famous model.
Loosely based on the Edgar Wallace mystery novel "The Clue of the New Pin", the film is set at an all-girls school where a killer is on the loose. A gym teacher who has been sleeping with one of his students becomes a suspect and sets out to find the real killer.
The Big Frozen GumshoeOctober 23, 2018
Detective Dick is a 1940's private investigator who is frozen by a mysterious stranger for sixty-nine years. He defrosts in the modern world where he has to solve the case that put him on ice.
A Key of Ice in a Field of LilacsNovember 30, 2012
Trailer for the lost giallo from director Diego Larràz. A wide variety of people are involved in an impenetrable web of murder, seduction, blackmail, alcoholism, etc. etc.
YellowOctober 7, 2006
A short film influenced by the feel of the Italian giallo films of yesterday. Dedicated to filmmaker Mario Bava.
3 SistersJanuary 1, 2015
When the lawyer- and brother- of a dying patriarch commits suicide, it sets into motion a chain of murders which tears their family apart.
The Lineage of CainDecember 7, 1971
The relatives of a young rebellious hier to a fortune (Dean Reed), who spends most of his time on a yacht, try to have the kid interned as a madman, but are mysteriously killed one by one, in the family's villa. A girl (Stefania Careddu), lost at sea and saved by the young man, will also have some surprises in store… This giallo was filmed in 1969 but not released until two years later and remains extremely rare.
Kill Barbara with PanicAugust 16, 1974
Barbara has always been overly indulgent of her little sister, Ruth's every whim. Her past comes back to haunt her when Barbara receives news that her younger sister has killed herself and was witnessed by Ruth's only daughter Karen. Barbara immediately returns to the Philippines to mourn her sister and comfort her unstable niece. Upon Barbara's return, she learns the reason surrounding Ruth's mysterious death.
Lips of Lurid BlueOctober 29, 1975
Elli and Marco are an unquestionably unusual wedded couple. Due to a damage as a kid, Marco harbors homosexual drives that he represses inside his married life and Elli is a barely surpressed nymphomaniac. The marriage is useful for both of them as it allows them to blend in within the confines of their regular social life in a sanctimonious provincial town. But then a strange woman bursts into their world and Marco's deviant behavior come to light again but now he has a thirst for murder.
ECHOESOctober 13, 2013
A Medium observes the scene of a crime. Her face reflects suffering, her mind is hearing echoes of the past victims. She is tied to Skullface, a ruthless and methodical double life murderer who will not hesitate to exploit her foresight to design the perfect crime.
Transplant of a BrainDecember 23, 1970
An affluent judge with an incurable brain disease with only months to live decides to become the guinea pig for a new brain transplant technique. The operation is a success, but the unfortunate brain donor was a young man with unfinished business, and soon the memories and desires of this young man overwhelm the judge.
Two Eyes to KillJanuary 1, 1968
A ruthless racketeer uses his nightclub as a front for all kinds of crime, suffers a drastic reversal of fortune after sending an innocent man to the guillotine for a crime he himself committed. The executed man donated his eyes after he died and now the club is being watched…
Private CrimesJanuary 24, 1993
This Italian TV mini-series (4 episodes) is directed by giallo great Sergio Martino and stars some of the most recognizable stars of Italian genre cinema, including Edwige Fenech, Ray Lovelock, and Alida Valli. Story: Sandra Venturi, studying to be a singer at the conservatory of music in the Italian town of Lucca, has a promising career in opera ahead of her. On the eve of her nineteenth birthday, during a thunderstorm, the young singer leaves the apartment she shares with her mother Nicole Venturi, a journalist. Sandra is on her way to a secret rendezvous with a married man. He is murdered shortly before Sandra arrives at the deserted villa outside the town which they had chosen as their meeting point. When Marco's corpse is discovered the next morning, Nicole senses that reporting this case will make her famous outside her local region. What she doesn't know is that her daughter is also missing ...
The InsomniacDecember 27, 2013
John Figg has a great career and a gorgeous fiancée. When he inherits a nice house in a quiet neighborhood, he finally starts to feel like his life is coming together. Trouble arises, however, when John's house is burglarized, and the thieves steal one of his most prized possessions.
Sex of the DevilJanuary 26, 1971
Films shot in Turkish setting with a very low budget by director Oscar Brazzi. The film is a sort of horror in the vein of an esoteric psychological thriller-drama-tinged giallo.