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Three years after the incident of the dance academy in "Suspiria", a new group of people are being watched in a New york City apartment complex by a mysterious and evil force hell bent on revenge! When Rose Elliot finds out too much about the place (via the book, "The Three Mothers") she gets be-headed (yEE-OUCH!)! The only person to stop the killings and uncover the secrets is her brother Mark. As he solves the puzzle, the murders get intense, and the evil starts to reveal itself. Hope Mark Elliot gets out of that "Renter's Trap" alive....
Terror that's hotter than hell!
Release Date: April 02, 1980
Runtime: 107 mins
All Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
IMDB Rating: 6.7
Buried.com Rating: 7.7 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With I
MPAA Rating: R
Leigh McCloskey ...Mark Elliot
Irene Miracle ...Rose Elliot
Eleonora Giorgi ...Sara
Daria Nicolodi ...Elise Stallone Van Adler
Sacha Pitoeff ...Kazanian (as Sacha Pitoeff)
Alida Valli ...Carol, the caretaker
Veronica Lazar ...The Nurse
Gabriele Lavia ...Carlo
Feodor Chaliapin Jr. ......
Leopoldo Mastelloni ...John, the Butler
Ania Pieroni ...Musical Student
James Fleetwood ...Cook
Rosario Rigutini ...Man
Ryan Hilliard ...Shadow
Paolo Paoloni ...Music Teacher
Fulvio Mingozzi ...Cabdriver
Luigi Lodoli ...Bookbinder
Rodolfo Lodi ...Old Man
Dario Argento ...Narrator (voice)
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- Terror that's hotter than hell!
- Before tenebrae, beyond suspiria there is...
- Come face to face with hell
- Mark: She writes poetry. Nurse: A pastime especially suited for women.
[Reading from "The Three Mothers," by E. Varelli] Rose Elliot: I do not know what price I shall have to pay for breaking what we alchemists call Silentium, the life experiences of our colleagues should warn us not to upset laymen by imposing our knowledge upon them.
Kazanian: There are mysterious parts in that book, but the only true mystery is that our very lives are governed by dead people.
Sara: Have you ever heard of the Three Sisters? Carlo: You mean those black singers? Sara: No, I'm talking about mythology. Carlo: Hold on, if you're talking about spooks and stuff, I don't believe in any of that. Sara: How can you be so sure? Carlo: I don't believe in such things, that's all, and without any philosophical discussion. Sara: Then what do you believe in? Carlo: In whatever I can see and touch.
- The second part (with Suspiria (1977) and La terza madre (2007)) of the "Three Mothers" trilogy.
James Woods was the original choice for the lead role but he was already committed to Videodrome (1983).
All of the murderer's hands in the movie were Dario Argento's.
Legendary Italian horror director Mario Bava assisted with the making of the special effects on this film. Bava passed away shortly before its release.
For some of the exterior location shoots in Italy footage of New York City skyscrapers were superimposed in the background to make it appear like the films NYC setting.
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