Black Veil for Lisa (1968)

Black Veil for Lisa (1968)





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In this film, Lisa is the alley-cat wife of a narcotics detective. When he can no longer abide her extramarital activities, the detective hires a professional hit man to kill his wife. The would-be assassin commits the professional gaffe of falling in love with his victim-to-be.
Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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John Mills
as Franz
Renate Kasché
as Marianne
Tullio Altamura
as Ostermeyer
Carlo Hintermann
as Mansfeld
Enzo Fiermonte
as Siegert
Robert Van Daalen
as Dr. Gross
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(1991 Director: Massimo Dallamano-Dorian Gray/Super Bitch) Ahhh...a nice Italian movie...which I am sure I have seen but not recently & starring Luciana Paluzza (99 Women, Thunderball[James Bond] & Medusa) with John Mills of Hamlet, Frankenstein, A Tale of Two Cities & Around the World in 80 days' fame. (review to follow once I re-watch it) The memorable musical score was composed by Giovanni Fusco & Gian Franco Reverberi. Until then....I should mention that the movie's soundtrack is available on cd-rom at Also here is an excerpt of their critic 's review of this movie: Quoting "?La morte non ha sesso? ("aka" A black veil for Lisa") directed in 1968 by Massimo Dallamano and starring Sir John Mills, Luciana Paluzzi and Robert Hoffmann is a thriller that stylistically could be placed between certain Mario Bava noir movies and early Dario Argento movies about atmospheres and certain situations. The gloomy plot sees as protagonist the classic trio of he, she and the other: but this time the police inspector Bulov as well as having to wrestle with a dangerous gang, he will find himself in trouble cause a private matter which concerns his beautiful and young wife Lisa, former affiliate with the criminal gang, and a killer instructed by the same policeman to kill her and instead the young man becomes her lover until an expected finale. To describe in music throughout the ambiguous atmosphere of the story Giovanni Fusco (which has also composed notable music scores for some movies of Michelangelo Antonioni) and Gianfranco Reverberi (which often collaborated with his brother Giampiero not only for the movie soundtracks but also in the record industry) have written an OST filled with all colors of the noir, Giallo and cops movies that we release for the first absolute time on record and complete from the mono master tapes kept until today in the historical archives of Rca. The Main theme of this OST, introduced by tribal percussions, is a dramatic and rhythmic beat style theme (regarding the French horns and electric guitars ? use),,,"

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