From The Grindhouse Cinema Database


Tenebre is a celebrated 1982 Giallo directed by Dario Argento. In the film, an American mystery novelist who comes to Rome to promote his latest novel Tenebre. Soon after his arrival, a bizarre sequence of shocking homicides occur, resembling the murders in his book.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1982
  • Color
  • Running Time: 110 min | Italy:96 min (Director's Cut) | USA:101 min (director's cut) | USA:91 min (edited version)
  • Production Co: Sigma Cinematografica Roma
  • Distribution Co: Atlas Film Verleih (1984) (West Germany) (theatrical) (heavily cut), Bedford Entertainment Inc. (1987) (USA) (theatrical) (as Unsane)
  • Directed by Dario Argento
  • Starring Anthony Franciosa, Christian Borromeo, Daria Nicolodi, Giuliano Gemma, John Saxon
  • Produced by Claudio Argento, Salvatore Argento
  • Original Music by Goblin (as Simonetti-Morante-Pignatelli)
  • Cinematography by Luciano Tovoli
  • Film Editing by Franco Fraticelli

Also Known As

  • Tinieblas (Argentina/Spain) | Ölümün sesi (Turkey - video title) (Turkish title) | Inferno (Finland - Swedish title) | Pelkoa ei voi paeta (Finland) | Shadow (Japan - English title) | Shiadô (Japan) | Sotto gli occhi dell'assassino | Ténèbres (France) | Ténebre (Spain) | Tenebrae | Tenebre - Der kalte Hauch des Todes (Germany) | Under the Eyes of the Assassin | Unsane (USA)


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