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Macabre (1980)

Macabro (original title)
Unrated | | Horror | 17 April 1980 (Italy)
A middle-aged woman, traumatized from the death of her adulterous lover, moves into a room at a New Orleans boarding house where the blind landlord becomes suspicious to her activities of continuing her affair with her dead lover.

Director:

Lamberto Bava

Writers:

Antonio Avati (story and screenplay), Pupi Avati (story and screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bernice Stegers ... Jane Baker
Stanko Molnar ... Robert Duval
Veronica Zinny Veronica Zinny ... Lucy Baker
Roberto Posse Roberto Posse ... Fred Kellerman
Ferdinando Orlandi Ferdinando Orlandi ... Mr. Wells
Fernando Pannullo Fernando Pannullo ... Leslie Baker
Elisa Kadigia Bove Elisa Kadigia Bove ... Sally
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Storyline

A New Orleans housewife leaves her daughter and son home alone to meet her lover. While with him, she receives a call that her son has died. Wreckless driving rushing to her house results in a horrible accident. The lover dies and she is sent to a mental institution to recover from the psychological trauma. Upon her release a year later she moves into the boarding house where they would rendezvous. The landlord has passed away and her blind son is left to maintain the house. With every day that passes, his lust for her grows while she remains true to her lover. The situation comes to a "head" on a weekend visit with her daughter. All secrets will be revealed and no one will be the same. Inspired by actual events. Written by princessbrandy131@yahoo.com

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Horror

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Italy

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

17 April 1980 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Macabre See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

A.M.A. Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first solo directing credit on a feature film for Lamberto Bava. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK DVD by Shameless Entertainment is uncut, under the title 'Macabre' See more »

Connections

Referenced in The 4th Man (1983) See more »

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Jane in Love
Performed by Norberto Gil Ventura
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this one is way out in left field...
19 January 2006 | by joshm1977See all my reviews

I recently purchased this movie along with blade in the dark on a double disk and I had purchased this to see blade in the dark, well after not being to awfully impressed by that one I thought this one would really blow chunks but I thought what the hay I'll give it a shot. I was surprised by this movie it had hardly no action in it and I still didn't fall asleep, I was watching this flick and couldn't turn it off something about will keep you watching it, but I still don't know what that is. I will say I thought this one was better than blade in the dark but neither one are a true masterpiece. demons is still the best lamberto bava film.


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