Deep Red Movie Review Summary

Actors: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Macha Méril, Gabriele Lavia, Piero Mazzinghi

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DEEP RED is a movie cowritten and directed by Dario Argento in 1975.

A pianist and a journalist try to discover the identity of the murderer of a psychic woman. They are helped by a psychiatrist and some clues left by the telepathic woman. But the killer is always quicker than our heroes and eliminates one by one those who could identify him.
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A giallo. Very aesthetic and violent but poor screenplay.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   80% Misc. Plotlets    -   local police have IQ of houseplant Kind of mystery?    -   amateur citizen investigator

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Kind of violence:    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   boiling    -   drowned    -   decapitated    -   perforation--swords/knives Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   nasty human transformations

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