Version of Notoriously Brutal Italian Thriller
Italian Title: L'ASSASSINO E ANCORA TRA NOI
starring: Mariangela D'Abbraccio · Giovanni Visentin ·
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti · Bruno Minniti
is an Italian Giallo [thriller] based on the true story of Il Mostro
Di Firenze (Monster of Florence), about a killer who murders amorous
couples during their lovemaking in the woods. This maniac has left a
string of mutilated bodies annually for the past sixteen years. The
main narrative of the film lies in an investigation conducted by an
aggressive yet troubled policewoman (played by Mariangela D'Abbraccio).
movie is best known for the totally outrageous third reel which - reminiscent
of the excessive gore and brutality of GORE
IN VENICE - includes graphic scenes of sexual brutality featuring
the carving of nipples off a female victim and the removal
of the girl's genitalia. These scenes remain among the most shocking
in the history of European cinema.
is the first of handful of movies directed by Camillo Teti, a producer
who had dabbled in softcore mondo films with Gualtiero Jacopatti and
Franco Prosperi ["Mondo Condido' (1975) and "Pazzo Del Mondo"
(1981)]. He often used pseudonyms "Mark Davis" and "A.
Maker" in his projects, especially while working as a Production
Manager for Sergio Leone (1968-71) and Dario Argento.