I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale (Torso) (Bodies Bear Traces of Carnal Violence)
I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale (Torso) (Bodies Bear Traces of Carnal Violence) (1973)

A psycho stalks attractive college students on an Italian campus before he rapes and dismembers them (hence the title).

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 1, 1973
DVD Release Date: March 21, 2000
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

The near universality of male errancy in Torso certainly makes it difficult to guess the identity of the killer - but it also points to another message in Martino's work, inscribed expressionistically by men on the bodies of women.

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Bill Gibron

So overloaded with red herrings that even Scandinavians would find it excessive, Torso is not the most complicated of whodunits.

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Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

The motivation is right out of the Psycho playbook, only not quite as convincing.

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Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

Pales next to director Sergio Martino's more inventive sleaze-thrillers.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a gory giallo that pushes all the right buttons, but never quite works until the final third

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Torso is a stunning, well crafted Giallo film that is one of the best of the genre. Sergio Martino crafts a violent, psycho sexual tale with enough shocks and… More
Lee ?
Another solid murder/mystery slasher from Sergio Martino featuring all the usual ingrediants for a successful Giallo: lots of nudity, graphic violence and a… More
Tim Salmons
I thought the second half of this film was amazing, and very tense. The first half contains just as many titties as a soft core porno, but adds very little to… More
Conner Rainwater
Really, Torso is a lot more than it's reputation of being little more than a porno horror movie. Sure there is some nudity, but for the subject matter and… More
Cassandra Maples
"Torso" is a simply stunning giallo. Sergio Martino's movie has some genuine edge-of-the-seat moments, a very attractive female cast, a superb… More
Stephen M
Hmmm. This isn't the worst <I>giallo</I> I've ever seen but it's probably the sleaziest. It's one of those movies in which a… More