Gli occhi freddi della paura (1971)

Italy, Spain,
35mm film, Technicolor
mono, Italian

An Italian directed by Enzo G. Castellari.

Plot Summary

A pair of violent criminals terrorise the son a prominent lawyer and his prostitute friend in his father's London apartment. Wolf was sent to prison by the man's father and is looking for papers that could get him freed from the prison he's escaped from.


Director: Enzo G. Castellari
Atlántida Films S.A., Cinemar (Rome)
Producer: José Frade
Script: Tito Carpi, Enzo G. Castellari, Leo Anchóriz
Story: Tito Carpi, Enzo G. Castellari
Director of Photography: Antonio López Ballesteros
Editor: Vincenzo Tomassi
Music: Ennio Morricone
Sound: Carlo Palmieri
Costumes: Enrico Sabbatini
Make Up: Otello Sisi
Art Director: Román Calatayud

Gianni Garko (Peter Flower)
Giovanna Ralli (Anna)
Frank Wolff (police constable)
Fernando Rey (Judge Bedell)
Julián Mateos (Quill)
Karin Schubert (1st victim)
Leon Lenoir [real name: Leonardo Scavino] (Redell's majordomo)
Franco Marletta

Alternative Titles

Cold Eyes of Fear
Los fríos ojos del miedo
– Spanish title
Momentos de Desespero
– Brazilian title


Cineinforme no.146/147 (March 1972) p.34 – review
European Trash Cinema vol.2 no.6 p.16 – review
Spaghetti Cinema no.16 (January 1987) pp.26-29 – illustrated synopsis, review
Video Watchdog no.45 (1998) pp.4-5 – article (The Redemption of DVD by Tim Lucas)