Among the many subgenres of the horror genre, there is a more advanced form of horror film that is often referred to as superficial emotion and exploits the tastes of the audience. . This trend is still present and evident despite the rise of more serious and respectable superhero works such as those of directors such as Ari Esther, Robert Eggers, Jordan Peel, and others. But over the past decade, these directors have tried to delve deeper into the hidden layers of violence and apparent horror of their work in order to achieve a compelling combination. However, such films can damage the body of horror movies.
Of course, these films generally have fanatical fans who enjoy the margins around them and their rough, superficial content. But to the general public, these works are fun and popcorn titles that only make sense to see in friendly multiplayer groups. Regardless of the budget and content, the process of making a good horror film gives the filmmaker tremendous freedom of action; Where a wide range of creative choices are made in performance, filming, editing and mezzanine. The present has also been forgotten. With the passage of less rigid censorship laws in Europe in the 1960s, more sex and violence were shown on screens, which welcomed Green Continent filmmakers and producers. These events led to the formation of a phenomenon often known as Eurotrash cinema; The title sometimes overlaps with the concept of Video nasty (a term common in the 1970s and 1980s that was used to describe horror movies that were distributed on videotapes and had a lot of violence and sexual content). Despite all this, creativity and art were still at work; Where effective filmmaking was prevalent and significant formal and content choices were made.
Giallo may be considered one of the most popular European horror genres of the twentieth century. A type of Italian horror film and Slacher known for its complexity and change in the traditional form of Slacher; The violent sequences, striking visual features, and stunning soundtracks of these films have always been admired. Among the most important filmmakers of this movement we can mention Mario Bava and Dario Argento. Despite much of Italian cinema focusing on graphic violence, many other European horror films continued to be based on nudity and sexuality; Works by French filmmakers such as Jean Rolland and Alain Robbie, the Spanish Jose Ramon Laras, and/
Here are 10 European horror films that, given their abandonment throughout the twentieth century, you may have never seen. .
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1. Spirits of the Dead
- Directors: Rojeh Vadim , Louis Mall and Federico Fellini
- Cast: Jane Fonda, Terence Stump, Brigitte Bardot, Alan Delon, Peter Fonda and
- Product: 1968 - France/Italy
- Raton Tomitoz Score: 86 out of 100
- IMDb Score: 6/5 out of 10
To understand the importance of this horror film, more reasons are needed from the list of producers and producers. Three of the most important filmmakers in classical cinema, Roger Vadim, Louis Mall, and Federico Fellini, were able to integrate their different approaches to the category of horror by making "Ghosts of the Dead"; The result of this fascinating event is a horror anthology consisting of three short films, which are adaptations of the stories of the Gothic story's grandfather, Edgar Allan Poe. A well-known Italian filmmaker that no one can ever attach to the stream of "Eurotrash". "Toby Dmitry" is based on the short story "Never Bet on the Devil" by Edgar Allan Poe, starring Terence Stump. The story of a British movie star who constantly struggles with nightmares and images of a little girl in white; The girl he thinks is the devil himself. Fellini's terrifying portrayal of the girl and the emphasis on her pale, ghostly face form the basis of Toby Demett's fear; An atmosphere reminiscent of Japanese horror movies such as "The Ring" and "Vengeance" among moviegoers. However, Federico Fellini acknowledged that the icon of the evil girl paid homage to the title by paying homage to Mario Bava's works such as "Kill, Baby Kill!" Has created.
"Toby Demet" is very unpredictable, dazzling and dreamy; An acceptable work of filmmaking known as the creator of works such as "Sweet Life" and "Eighteen" and in these two films also deals with the troubles of stars and celebrities. Fellini goes to the "souls of the dead" of the energetic and chaotic youth of that time in 1968; A kind of prediction about the tragic fate of the stars of the 60's like Jim Morrison and Janice Joplin. Fellini portrays demons and ghosts in the human body in the horror film Ghosts of the Dead, and also reveals the hidden darkness behind the splendor and splendor of fame.
Although the presence of Federico Fellini in The Ghosts of the Dead It sounds impressive, but Wadim's Metzengerstein and Louis Mall's William Wilson, both adaptations of Alan Poe's two stories, are by no means a weak endeavor. Roger Vadim's account of a terrifying medieval story with Gothic castles and Jane Fonda's portrayal as queen has its own charms. In Louis Mall, Alan Delon plays William Wilson; A narcissistic sadist who is subjected to psychological torture by his twin of the same name at various stages of his life. The original William Wilson enjoys gambling, cheating, and torturing women, but is disturbed by the second person at every step. Alan Delon's co-starring with Brigitte Bardot, along with an unusual horror story, is one of the reasons for the film's appeal and doubles its viewing value.
2. The Strange Vice of Mrs Wardh
- Director: Sergio Martino
- Cast: George Hilton, Advise Fench, Ivan Rasimov and Alberto de Mendoza
- Product: 1971 - Italy
- Raton Tomitoz Score: No Information Available
- IMDb to Movie Score: 6/9 out of 10 strong>
Sergio Martino, as one of the pioneers of the "Jalo" genre, produced some of the most successful and interesting Italian slashers of the twentieth century under directors such as Lucio Folchi and Dario Argento. Martino created a mixture of madness and ambition; However, many directors of that period tried to achieve balance and reduce the chaos of their works. In just two years, she made five of Jaloo's most important films, one of which was called "Mrs. Ward's Strange Moral Weakness."
"Mrs. Ward's Strange Moral Weakness" It is a Freudian theme in which the icon of Italian horror films, Advise Fench, plays the role of Julie. He is a masochistic and psychotic person who is between a boring husband, a passionate boyfriend and the cruel acts of his former lover. The threatening letters that reach Julie and the successive murders in her community disturb her, but Ms. Ward only suspects her ex-boyfriend and sadist and feels that he is behind all this.
Martino It satisfies the interests and needs of the audience through fascinating narration and mysterious events of the film. The Italian director considers long paths and large trees in the parks as a cause for great concern for Julie Ward; He even repeatedly emphasizes the issue of his isolation and vulnerability in long shots. The climax of this horror film is where it puts the audience in a state of confusion to get their final surprise.
The AllMovie website wrote about the film: It provides the audience with everything that this exciting style needs. "This film is a perfect example of the importance of Jaloo and shows well how this genre can become a deceptive experience while retaining its original nature."
3. The Red Queen Kills Seven Times's The Seven Times of Murder
The story of this Italian horror film tells a century-old legend of a family in which once every hundred years, the Red Queen rises and takes seven new victims. The sisters (Katie and Evelyn) have a constant quarrel during their childhood, but years later, strange things happen when Katie believes her sister is dead; Did her evil sister, dressed as the Red Queen, commit multiple murders to save Kitty?
Examines issues such as crime and guilt. By creating a character drowning in blackmail, drugs, and prostitution, Miralia questions the affluent class of society and the bourgeoisie and examines the dark realities of the world and the state of humanity. There is a "lady in red", among which we can mention a gradual montage; Where the ghost of the red queen caresses Kitty's hair and then tortures her. Another well-made film of the famous genre "Jalo" in classic Italian cinema that can satisfy fans of the horror genre.
4. Who saw his death? (? Who Saw Her Die)
- Director: Aldo Lado </</li>
- Cast: George Lazenby, Anita Strindberg, Adolfo Chile and
- Product: 1972 - Italy
- Raton Tomitoz users rating: 55 out of 100
- IMDb to movie rating: 6.4 out of 10
Opening of the horror film "Who saw his death?" It has almost complete cinematic elements; Where Aldo Lado's fascinating filmmaking style will immediately draw your attention to the story. Suburb France In 1968, a little girl named Behind Nicole was playing in the snow with a nun. Strange things happen as Nicole sleds to continue her game. Cutting into the long shot of a girl coming down the hill, a veiled, dark-faced man with hidden faces from the left of the frame approaches Nicole's location. The horrific performance of this sequence, together with the sinister intentions of an unknown person, turns the opening of the film into something eerie.
The moment Nicole leaves the nun's eyes, we realize that she is dead. When he finds the little girl's body, we see again moments similar to the first murder; This time, too, the mysterious presence of the killer in the frame and the type of decoupage of Aldo Lado, tells us that the nun will be the next victim. You may also be interested to know that the soundtrack of this film was composed by Ennio Morricone.
"Who Saw His Death?" He can continue this process for a while, but unfortunately he does not stay strong until the end and gets lost in the mazes of his plot labyrinth; However, it is still attractive and visible. After the opening, the rest of the story takes place in Venice so that the audience does not feel tired. The portrayal of the former James Bond (George Lazenby) in Aldo Lado's relatively well-known film is one of those things that can persuade the audience to watch the work; However, one should not ignore the horrific atmosphere and criminal themes of the film.
5. The Iron Rose
- Director: Jean Rollins </</li>
- Cast: Franois Pascal, Og Caster, Natalie Perry and
- Product: 1973 - France
- Raton Tomitoz users rating: 46 out of 100
- IMDb to movie rating: 6/2 out of 10
- Director: Francesco Barili
- Cast: Mimesi Farmer, Maurizio Bonolia, Mario Scaccha and </</strong>
- Product: 1974 - Italy
- Raton Tomitoz users rating: 55 out of 100
- IMDb to movie rating: 6.6 out of 10
- Director: Antonio Beidou </</li>
- Cast: Lino Capolicio, Stephanie Cassini, Craig Hill and
- Product: 1978 - Italy
- Raton Tomitoz users rating: 29 out of 100
- IMDb to movie rating: 6/3 out of 10
- : 1976
- : 79 100
- IMDb : 7/3 10
- : 1982
- : 14 100
- IMDb : 6/4 10
- : 1983
- : 38 100
- IMDb : 6 10
However, "Iron Rose" is not a vampire film, but rather a relatively simple story of two Follows the lover who is lost overnight in an abandoned cemetery. After spending the night, the girl falls in love with the cemetery and begins to identify with the world of the dead. "Iron Rose" does not turn into a horrible package of sudden fears and panics, but rather calmly and deliberately targets the viewer's psyche; It's as if you were really with a young couple on that dark autumn night. Using the title of the film, Rowlin institutionalizes the concept of beauty and the importance of immortality after death in the mind of the audience. If you are one of those people who had a strange event in your childhood and can no longer remember that it was true or just a dream, do not miss the "Iron Rose". That unknown event has had a special effect on your soul and psyche, and the work of Jean Rollins will bring to life the feeling and mood of such a familiar but far-fetched memory.
6. The Perfume of the Lady in Black
A film based on Gaston Loro's novel The Perfume of a Woman in Black, released in 1974; Exactly the same year that the first episode of the famous "Chainsaw Massacre in Texas" franchise was made. In Francesco Barrelli, Mimsie Summer plays a woman named Sylvia, who suffers from mental hallucinations and stress due to her mother's suicide. Fans of Roman Polanski's "Apartment Trilogy", which includes "Disgust", "Tenant" and "Rosemary Child", will enjoy this psychological trailer; Because Silvia is seriously paranoid and isolated in her city house. Not only can he not trust everything he sees, but he also doubts those around him - something that is directly inspired by "Rosemary Baby". Sylvia struggles with distrust of others because strangers and even shopkeepers in the city seem to want to take advantage of her; Are these assumptions real or is it all formed in her mind alone? For example; Especially the scene where Sylvia is persuaded to visit a medium (spiritual mediator) with a number of her friends. The atmosphere of the room and the mirrors used in the ceremony add multiple layers of vision to the frame and give the viewer the freedom of action. In addition to providing a metaphor for the dual nature of man, these mirrors reinforce feelings of paranoia and suspicion; Especially when it comes to Sylvia's mysterious looks at her friends and vice versa. If you want to go back to 1974 and not go for "Texas Chainsaw Massacre", Francesco Barrelli's will be one of the best options available.
7. The Bloodstained Shadow
Yet another Italian horror film from the genre of Jalo. Just like the opening sequence of "Who saw his death?" The beginning of this title is also a terrible European tour. The opening, filmed in slow motion, captures all the details of the young girl's murder except the identity of the killer. Antonio Beido, like Sergio Martino and Dario Argento, is interested in sudden murders and horrific events in strange and mysterious scenes; A phenomenon that is immediately found in the "bloody shadow".
The murder puzzle of the young girl in the story is never solved, but after seven years, it seems that the killer has returned. While several murders take place outside Venice, the two brothers, one a professor and a scientist and the other a priest, get into an argument with each other; Because the priest receives threatening letters about the murder, while the young scientist returns to the past and the murder of the young girl. Antonio Beido illustrates the contrast between science and religion very well and raises fundamental questions.
At that time, few filmmakers from the Jalo movement approached such topics. . . . : .
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Source: taste of cinema