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Rating: 7 stars

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Italy Amazon Prime giallo priest village children murder witch small town reporter

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Seen on: 05/04/2020, 10/05/2017 (rewatch)

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Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)

Directed by Lucio Fulci

Crime | Mystery

Most recently watched by sleestakk, sensoria, sleestakk, zombiefreak, noahphex, scottfinn

Overview

A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town rife with superstition and a distrust of outsiders.

Length 105 minutes

Actors

John Bartha | Georges Wilson | Barbara Bouchet | Irene Papas | Tomás Milián | Marc Porel | Antonello Campodifiori | Franco Balducci | Don Semeraro | Gianfranco Barra | Florinda Bolkan | Virgilio Gazzolo | Fausta Avelli | Rosalia Maggio | Linda Sini | Ugo D'Alessio | Vito Passeri | Andrea Aureli | Duilio Cruciani

Viewing Notes

Prime updated their print since I last viewed this. Thinking that this is the Arrow release. If I didn’t already know I’d would not guess that Fulci directed this and I’d guess at least ten other Italian directors before him. It might be his best work that I’ve seen tho not my favorite.

I’d like to know the exact location of Barbara Bouchet’s home in proximity to that village; it’s so modern and chic compared to the rustic quality of literally everything else in the movie.

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