Le Foto di Gioia (Delirium: Photo of Gioia) (Photos of Joy)
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Le Foto di Gioia (Delirium: Photo of Gioia) (Photos of Joy)
This uneven giallo thriller from Lamberto Bava stars the amazingly well-endowed Serena Grandi as Gioia, a centerfold model for Pussycat magazine. Her co-workers are murdered with pitchforks and bees, among other things, and posed in front of photos of her, which Gioia receives from the taunting killer. A solid cast including Capucine, Daria Nicolodi, and Luigi Montefiori (aka "George Eastman") goes through the motions, upstaged constantly by Ms. Grandi's imposing pulchritude. Nevertheless, Bava's stylish direction has some interesting touches, such as having the killer seeing… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A typical giallo exercise in lurid misogyny, it does also affer hallucinations, incest, photo sessions, and more peach paint and lucite furniture than you can shake Miami at."
‑ Brian Juergens, CampBlood.org
"The film's sole original conceit turns out to be quite silly."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies