ITALIAN CINEMA

SANTA SANGRE (1989)

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A former circus artist escapes from a mental hospital to rejoin his armless mother (the leader of a strange religious cult), and is forced to enact brutal murders in her name as he becomes “her arms”…

the possessed

THE POSSESSED (1965)

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A visitor arrives in a small Italian village looking for a woman. Residents tell him that she committed suicide but there’s more to the mystery than they’re letting on. Meanwhile, a strange woman walks by the lake.

the cat o' nine tails

THE CAT O’NINE TAILS (1971)

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A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company’s experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.