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Dario Argento's Four Flies on Grey Velve [DVD] [1972]

  • SKU: 9208396
  • Release Date: 02/24/2009
  • Rating: NR

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

    Special Features

    • Italian trailer
    • US teaser and original trailers
    • English opening and closing credits
    • Extensive poster and photo gallery


    Quattro Mosche di Velluto Grigio
    After wrapping up a recording session with his garage band, drummer Roberto (Michael Brandon) follows and confronts a mysterious stranger who has been stalking him to an abandoned theater where Roberto impulsively stabs him. A grinning puppet-like figure takes photos of the attack from a mezzanine box, which arrive in an envelope at Roberto's home the following day. It appears that he is being blackmailed, but it's not clear from whom or why. Suspects include a club-footed neighbor and various friends. After Roberto confesses to the stabbing, his housekeeper discovers the killer's identity, is murdered, and an increasingly paranoid Roberto sends his wife, Nina (Mimsy Farmer), out of town. He eventually tracks down the man he stabbed with the help of a flamboyant detective (Jean-Pierre Marielle) and colorful transient friend Godrey (Bud Spencer), but both the man and the detective are killed. Roberto's cousin Dalia (Francine Racette) visits and, against their better judgment, they begin a passionate love affair. Elsewhere, the police use a special camera that can capture the final image a murder victim sees off their eyeball; this technique is used to track down the real killer. ~ Michael Buening, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Bud Spencer
      Bud Spencer - Godfrey
    • Michael Brandon
      Michael Brandon - Robert Tobias
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      Calisto Calisti - Carlo Marosi
    • Tom Felleghy
      Tom Felleghy
    • Jean-Pierre Marielle
      Jean-Pierre Marielle - Arrosio

    Customer rating

    Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews

    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      One of the best Giallo films


      Finally, Dario Argento's giallo masterpiece sees a proper DVD release! This comes in second to his best work work, "The Bird with the Crystal Plumage". This film is considered a "Giallo" film. "Giallo" were made popular by mystery/thriller writers such as Edgar Wallace and Agatha Christie. However, "Giallo" films were more gruesome in their delivery. "Four Flies on Grey Velvet" is a must in your horror/thriller collection!!! Anyone new to Argento's work, this one (as well as, "Suspiria", "The Bird with the Crystal Plumage", and "Tenebre") are great ones to start with.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Great movie, but a little high priced

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      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      One of the three in the animal trilogy movies made early in the career of the iconic Argento. The others being bird and cat. Great movie. That didn't surprise me. I like most things Dario has done. Suspenseful, scary, disturbing, keeps you guessing who killer is. The only con is the price could have been lower

      I would recommend this to a friend

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