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Cold Eyes of Fear (1971)

Gli occhi freddi della paura (original title)
Not Rated | | Thriller | 6 April 1971 (Italy)
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Respectable lawyer Peter picks up Anna, an Italian woman of dubious virtue, from the club and takes her back to his Uncle's place. They soon discover they are not alone. A gunman Quill (Julian Mateos), is waiting for them.

Director:

Enzo G. Castellari

Writers:

Leo Anchóriz (screenplay), Tito Carpi (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Giovanna Ralli ... Anna
Frank Wolff ... Arthur Welt
Fernando Rey ... Judge Bedell
Julián Mateos ... Quill
Karin Schubert ... Nightclub Actress (as Karyn Schubert)
Leonardo Scavino Leonardo Scavino ... Hawkins the butler (as Leon Lenoir)
Franco Marletta Franco Marletta
Gianni Garko ... Peter Bedell
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Respectable lawyer Peter picks up Anna, an Italian woman of dubious virtue, from the club and takes her back to his Uncle's place. They soon discover they are not alone. A gunman Quill (Julian Mateos), is waiting for them.

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Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

6 April 1971 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Desperate Moments See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinemar, Atlántida Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

References Wait Until Dark (1967) See more »

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Above-average giallo.
24 June 2002 | by gridoonSee all my reviews

Pretty good little thriller, with many tense situations, an interesting plot, and gimmicky, stylish direction (lots of zooms!) by Enzo Castellari. Probably the main reason that this film isn't so well-received is that it wasn't directed by a "specialist" of the genre like Dario Argento, but if you compare it objectively with, say, the following year's "Four Flies On Grey Velvet", it's far less boring! (**1/2)


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