Il Profumo della Signora in Nero
Il Profumo della Signora in Nero (1974)

In this unique, hallucinatory horror-thriller, chemist Sylvia begins to suffer from strange visions. It turns out that Sylvia stabbed her mother's sexually abusive boyfriend to death long ago, and now her visions are driving her mad.… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 29, 1974
DVD Release Date: March 15, 2011
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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the most tense, and delectably unfathomable Italian horror films ever made... as pure as any cinematic depiction of descent into insanity.

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Michael Nordine
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

There's no lack of mood and atmosphere, key elements both, but there isn't enough anchoring them to plot or character for it to matter.

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Sean Axmaker

... the hall of mirrors reflecting reality and fantasy back on one another is part of the fun and the Satanic reverberations of the conspiratorial climax only adds to the mystery.

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Flixster User Reviews
Drew Smith
More or less nails the shift of tone that all giallo should strive for - gentle absurdity in the beginning that segues into complete insanity. This is a slower… More
Stephen M
Not knowing anything about this movie before I sat down to watch it, I'd assumed from the title and the star (Mimsy Farmer, fresh from Dario Argento's… More