When a young female student is savagely killed in a park during a thunderstorm, the culprit seems obvious: TV sports personality Alessandro Marchi, seen fleeing the scene of the crime by numerous eyewitnesses. The evidence against him is damning... but is it all too convenient? And when the killer strikes again while Marchi is in custody, it quickly becomes apparent that there's more to the case than meets the eye...

  1. Duccio Tessari

    Director, Writer

  2. Gianfranco Clerici


  3. Edgar Wallace


Top Billed Cast

  1. Helmut Berger

    Helmut Berger


  2. Giancarlo Sbragia

    Alessandro Marchi

  3. Ida Galli

    Ida Galli

    Maria Marchi

  4. Wendy D'Olive

    Sarah Marchi

  5. G√ľnther Stoll

    Attorney Giulio Cordaro

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The Bloodstained Butterfly
The Bloodstained Butterfly


Original Title Una farfalla con le ali insanguinate

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 10, 1971


Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 39m

Budget -

Revenue -



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