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Added on: 20/12/2008 17:21
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Just How Perfect Is Your Plan?
Certificate: 18
Running Time: 95
Retail Price: £12.99
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Content Type: Movie

A true high point in 70s Italian thriller cinema, this inspired remake of Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train from director Maurizio Lucidi is able to push the concept of the original movie into something far more unbearably tense and deliciously twisted.

Stefano (Tomas Milian; Traffic, Amistad, JFK) needs to sort out his troublesome wife who is seriously cramping his future plans. A chance meeting with a wealthy Count Matteo (Pierre Clementi) leads to an extraordinary plan where both will do each other a murderous favour to free them from the people who ail them. The problem is Stefano treats this as a joke whilst Matteo is deadly serious and what he does drives Stefano to the edge of sanity in a gripping race against time!

Shot in a mist-wreathed eerily beautiful Venice this near dream-like melding of thriller with baroque giallo overtones has remained until now a criminally hidden psychological gem.

Special Features:
Fact Track
Deleted Scenes
Trailer Reel

Video Tracks:
Anamorphic 2.35:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono English
Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono Italian

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Directed By:
Maurizio Lucidi

Written By:

Tomas Milian
Pierre Clémenti
Katia Christine
Luigi Casellato
Marisa Bartoli
Ottavio Alessi
Alessandra Cardini
Enzo Tarascio
Carla Mancini
Bruno Boschetti

Soundtrack By:
Luis Enríquez Bacalov

Music From:
The New Trolls

Director of Photography:
Aldo Tonti

Alessandro Lucidi

Costume Designer:
Enrico Sabbatini

Production Designer:
Enrico Sabbatini

Pier Ludovico Pavoni
Vico Pavoni

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