The Fifth Cord

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Fifth Cord (1971, Italy) is a Giallo film directed by Luigi Bazzoni.

The Fifth Cord

Main Details

  • Released in 1971
  • Color
  • Running Time: UK: 88 min | Italy: 90 min
  • Production Co: B.R.C. Produzione S.r.l.
  • Distribution Co: Scotia American (1975) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Luigi Bazzoni
  • Written by Luigi Bazzoni, David McDonald Devine, Mario di Nardo, Mario Fanelli
  • Starring Franco Nero, Silvia Monti, Wolfgang Preiss
  • Produced by Manolo Bolognini
  • Original Music by Ennio Morricone
  • Cinematography by Vittorio Storaro
  • Film Editing by Eugenio Alabiso

Plot Summary

  • A journalist finds himself on the trail of a murderer who's been targeting people around him, while the police are considering him a suspect in their investigation.

Also Known As

  • Oi ekdikitai (Greece)
  • El Día negro (Spain)
  • Evil Fingers (USA) (dubbed version)
  • Journée noire pour un bélier (France)
  • Ein Schwarzer Tag für den Widder (Germany)
  • Der Schwarze Tag des Widders
  • Våldets tecken (Sweden)
  • Viides sormi (Finland)
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