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A Blade in the Dark (1983)

08/06/1983 (IT) HorrorMysteryThriller 1h 50m

When the lights go out, the knife goes in.


Bruno, an up and coming film composer, has been hired to write the score to a new horror movie. The film’s director, Sandra, suggests that he move into a spooky and secluded villa, so as to get extra creative inspiration. However, life begins to imitate art as a vicious killer starts bumping off anyone and everyone who happens to pay Bruno a visit. As each death leaves more clues, while opening up more possibilities as to potential suspects, Bruno begins to believe that the film he’s been hired to work on may itself be the key to unlocking the mystery...

  1. Lamberto Bava


  2. Dardano Sacchetti


  3. Elisa Briganti


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  1. Andrea Occhipinti

    Andrea Occhipinti


  2. Anny Papa

    Anny Papa


  3. Fabiola Toledo

    Fabiola Toledo


  4. Michele Soavi

    Michele Soavi

    Tony Rendina

  5. Valéria Cavalli

    Valéria Cavalli


  6. Stanko Molnar

    Stanko Molnar


  7. Lara Lamberti

    Lara Lamberti

    Julia (as Lara Naszinski)

  8. Giovanni Frezza

    Giovanni Frezza

    Little Blond Boy in Film (uncredited)

  9. Marco Vivio

    Marco Vivio

    Little Boy in Film #1 (uncredited)

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A Blade in the Dark
A Blade in the Dark

Original Title La casa con la scala nel buio

Status Released

Original Language Italian

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