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Suspiria

  • Drama
  • 1976
  • Dario Argento
  • 94 mins
  • X

Summary

An aspiring American ballerina and her fellow students are stalked through the halls of their European dance school by a coven of evil witches intent on turning them into anything but graceful stage stars. Dario Argento's horror thriller, starring Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini and Flavio Bucci.

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Review

Rating: 4 out of 5.

In this landmark horror fantasy from cult director Dario Argento - dubbed the Italian Hitchcock for his mastery of suspense - Jessica Harper plays a dancer at a German ballet school where witches prowl the corridors. The famous opening 20 minutes of this Snow White fairy tale (by way of Thomas De Quincey's hallucinatory Confessions of an Opium Eater) are an unforgettable experience, and the whole is a stunning combination of menacing Grand Guignol atmosphere, dazzling colours, gory violence, lush décor and pounding soundtrack.

How to Watch

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Details

Theatrical distributor
EMI Dists
Language
English
Guidance
Contains violence.
Available on
video, DVD and Blu-ray
Formats
Colour

Credits

Cast

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Susy BannionJessica Harper
Madame BlancJoan Bennett
Miss TannerAlida Valli
FrankUdo Kier
DanielFlavio Bucci
SaraStefania Casini
MarkMiguel Bose
Professor MiliusRudolf Schündler

Crew

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DirectorDario Argento
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