The Blood Stained Shadow Movie Review Summary

Actors: Lino Capolicchio, Stefania Casini, Craig Hill, Massimo Serato

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THE BLOOD STAINED SHADOW (Solamente nero) is a movie cowritten and directed by Antonio Bido in 1978.
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Venice, Italy. Stefano is visiting his brother Don Paolo. As soon as he's arrived, Don Paolo begins to receive anonymous letters predicting his own brutal death. Someone is following him while strange murders happen in the city.

A classic giallo with a musical score by the Goblins.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   hunted by killer/stalker

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   teacher/professor Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest and Buttocks Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Italian


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   pleasure/love boat    -   drowning City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   moving train    -   church/synagogue

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   licking    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   dropped from large heights    -   run over    -   flamed    -   drowned    -   perforation--swords/knives

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