From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1982
  • Color
  • Running Time: France:87 min | Greece:90 min | USA:89 min
  • Production Co: Almena Films | Film Ventures International (FVI) | Fort Films | Montoro Productions Ltd.
  • Distribution Co: International Film Distribution (1982) (Spain) (theatrical) | ARC (1983) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Film Ventures International (FVI) (1983) (USA) (theatrical) (through) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Juan Piquer Simon
  • Written by Juan Piquer Simon, Joe D'Amato & Dick Randall
  • Starring Christopher George, Lynda Day George, Frank Braña, Edmund Purdom
  • Produced by Stephen Minasian, Edward L. Montoro, Dick Randall
  • Original Music by Librado Pastor
  • Cinematography by Juan Mariné (as John Marine)
  • Film Editing by Antonio Gimeno

Plot Summary

  • The co-eds of a Boston college campus are targeted by a mysterious killer who is creating a human jigsaw puzzle from their body parts.

Also Known As

  • Chainsaw Devil (Netherlands) (video title)
  • Le Cri du cobra (France) (video title)
  • Der Kettensägenkiller (Germany) (video title)
  • One Thousand Cries Has the Night
  • Pieces - Le sadique à la tronçonneuse (Canada - French title)
  • Le Sadique à la tronçonneuse (France)


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