The stylistic and bloody excesses of the films of Dario Argento are instantly recognizable--his films lock violent deaths in a twisted embrace with an almost sexual beauty. Narrative and logic are often lost in a constant bombardment of atmosphere, technical mastery, and provocative imagery. Setting the tone with earlier gialli films such as The Animal Trilogy and Deep Red , Argento has steadily pushed the boundaries; through his elaborately gothic fairytales Suspiria and Inferno , right up to his more recent ...

Dario Argento 2010, Oldcastle Books

ISBN-13: 9781842433188

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