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Blade In The Dark

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This horror-thriller from director Lamberto Bava stars Andrea Occhipinti as Bruno, a composer who becomes involved in a frightening series of murders while staying at an isolated villa. The story turns on a scene in the horror film Bruno is scoring: a young child, taunted by cruel bullies, descends into a dark cellar after a bouncing tennis ball. The kids hear a scream and the ball bounces up to them, leaving bloody tracks on the wall. Pretty Sandra, Bruno's director, explains that her inspiration was the ...
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Overview

This horror-thriller from director Lamberto Bava stars Andrea Occhipinti as Bruno, a composer who becomes involved in a frightening series of murders while staying at an isolated villa. The story turns on a scene in the horror film Bruno is scoring: a young child, taunted by cruel bullies, descends into a dark cellar after a bouncing tennis ball. The kids hear a scream and the ball bounces up to them, leaving bloody tracks on the wall. Pretty Sandra, Bruno's director, explains that her inspiration was the childhood of Linda, the villa's previous tenant, but there is something far more sinister going on. Anyone who has seen Psycho probably has a good idea what that "something" is, but the plot is really incidental.
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Special Features

Behind the Blade - Interviews with director Lamberto Bava and co-writer Dardano Sacchetti; Theatrical writer; Talent bios
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2007
  • UPC: 827058108799
  • Original Release: 1983
  • Rating:

  • Source: Blue Underground
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:49:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 34,968

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Andrea Occhipinti Bruno
Anna Papa
Fabiola Toledo
Michele Soavi
Valeria Cavalli
Stanko Molnar
Lara Naszinski
Technical Credits
Lamberto Bava Director, Editor
Giovanni Amadei Makeup
Gian Lorenzo Battaglia Cinematographer
Elisa Briganti Original Story, Screenwriter
Giovanni Corridori Special Effects
Guido de Angelis Score Composer
Maurizio de Angelis Score Composer
Stefano Paltrinieri Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Dardano Sacchetti Original Story, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- A Blade in the Dark
1. Program Start/Stairway to Terror [3:22]
2. Main Titles [1:17]
3. The Composer [3:49]
4. Symphony of Shadows [6:24]
5. Katia [4:54]
6. Slice and Dice [4:12]
7. Hidden Voices [6:05]
8. Trail of Blood [5:29]
9. "Surprise!" [5:14]
10. Unanswered Questions [4:20]
11. Beautiful Stranger [7:21]
12. Stainless Steel Kiss [5:44]
13. Bruno's Discovery [5:34]
14. Unexpected Visit [3:10]
15. "It's the Same Linda" [3:10]
16. Footsteps [5:31]
17. Flirting With Danger [3:32]
18. Jealous Temper [4:40]
19. Julia's Deception [4:59]
20. The Final Reel [3:15]
21. Trio of Corpses [3:22]
22. Linda's Revenge [2:49]
23. Cat and Mouse [4:38]
24. Killer in Drag [4:42]
25. End Titles [:49]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- A Blade in the Dark
   Chapter Selections
   Extras
      Trailer
      Behind the Blade: Interviews With Director Lamberto Bava and Writer Dardano Sacchetti
      Talent Bios
         Lamberto Bava - Director
         Dardano Sacchetti - Writer
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