Tutti i colori del buio (AKA Day Of The Maniac)

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    I recently saw Sergio Martino's "Tutti i colori del buio" (AKA Day Of The Maniac) from 1973 and found it to be a very cool movie indeed! It's sort of a psychological giallo, lots of surreal dream/flash sequences and so on. Beautiful camerawork and a awesome score! The only problem is that the version i saw (VHS) was Pan&Scaned really bad and the picturequality was bad...

    Does anyone know if this movie might end up on DVD anytime soon? Perhaps in a second Giallo-box from anchor bay or anything like that?
     
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  3. Andrew

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    I'd really like to see this.
     
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    Cool! Didnt think this movie already was out on DVD!

    Kick ass movie. There are some giallo-like touches to it, but most of it is much more dreamlike and surreal. Very atmospheric. I think most people who tend to enjoy euro-horror/thrillers from the 70's will find this movie very enjoyable. I know I did!

    Whats the word on the r1 vesion? Is it worth holding your breath?
     
  5. NickyDoyle

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    Now if we can only get other Martino DVDs out, like Blade of the Ripper or Your Vice... uncut.
     
  6. Day Of The Maniac is cool!
     
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    Hey - Secondhand, I paid 9 dollars cold for this today. Not watched it yet, but I'm looking forwward to it!

    ps: I got the German release.
     
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    Great film.Watched it a couple of weeks ago (german release).
    My only complaint was the soundtrack.Gread DVD.
    Got Torso (Xrated) in the mail today,my second Martino movie.
    Oh man I love Eurocult!
     
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    I really enjoyed Torso (I have the R1 AB disc). If this is as good, we're on the right track.
     
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    Was Martino on drugs when he made this one?;)
     
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    It's not good?!?!?!
     
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    No no no!It's just a bit weird with all the dreamlike imagery.Very cool indeed!Get it!Don't hesitate!Buy it now!
     
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    I agree, I enjoyed it quite a bit too. It's nothing amazing, but I definitely found Fenech gorgeous and the plot interesting. Some fantastic imagery too. Think ROSEMARY'S BABY meets CASE OF THE BLOODY IRIS.
     
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    Yeah,that Fenech girl liked those sexcults...
    She was gorgeous wasn't she.What has become of her?
     
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    It seems she's done a few scattered films here and there, but she was only working steadily in the 70s. There was a post on Mobius with a recent picture of her, and she didn't look too bad. But man, no way it was as nice as this:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Found only this:
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    Well at least she looks good for someone of her age (56?)
    There's alot of nude pictures of EF on the web but no real recent ones.
     
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    Correct me if wrong but wasn't the USA DVD due out like Fall of 2003

    If so what the hell happened to it?

    - John "FulciLives" Coleman
     

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