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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
us title: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
year: 1970
director: Dario Argento
composer: Ennio Morricone
Giallo Score
90

Agento's first attempt at the genre is better than 90% of the films that followed it. If you only see one Giallo in your lifetime, this is it.

Bottom Line: Must-See
A quintessential example of the genre.

synopsis & score analysis
Published: 2012-09-13

The Strange Vice Of Mrs. Wardh
us title: The Strange Vice Of Mrs. Wardh
year: 1970
director: Sergio Martino
composer: Nora Orlandi
Giallo Score
81

Sergio Martino’s first Giallo, which features a breakthrough performance by Edwige Fenech, is a landmark film and a great introduction to the genre.

Bottom Line: Must-See
A quintessential example of the genre.

synopsis & score analysis
Published: 2012-09-13

The Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion
us title: The Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion
year: 1970
director: Luciano Ercoli
composer: Ennio Morricone
Giallo Score
77

Ercoli’s first Giallo is a bit unconventional by GialloScore standards, but it remains an entertaining thriller with a fantastic score by Morricone.

Bottom Line: Must-See
A quintessential example of the genre.

synopsis & score analysis
Published: 2015-03-10

Five Dolls for an August Moon
us title: Five Dolls for an August Moon
year: 1970
director: Mario Bava
composer: Piero Umiliani
Giallo Score
58

Despite the low score, Bava’s homage to Agatha Christie one of the most entertaining Gialli of all time with style to burn and a super groovy soundtrack.

Bottom Line: Entertaining
Nothing ground breaking here, but a fun time nonetheless.

synopsis & score analysis
Published: 2013-04-05

A Quiet Place to Kill
us title: A Quiet Place to Kill
year: 1970
director: Umberto Lenzi
composer: Piero Umiliani
Giallo Score
38

Lenzi's thrid installment in his "sexy thriller" trilogy is his best yet with the inclusion of Jean Sorel and a story full of twists and turns.

Bottom Line: Must-See
A quintessential example of the genre.

synopsis & score analysis
Published: 2016-03-21