La dolce casa degli orrori (1989)

Italy,
82m
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, Italian

An Italian horror television film directed by Lucio Fulci.

Plot Summary

A married couple are killed by intruders and return as to try to comfort their two children. They also set out to find and kill those who murdered them.

Credits

Crew
Director: Lucio Fulci
Dania Film, Reteitalia
Executive Producers: Massimo Manasse, Marco Grillo Spina
Production Supervisor: Alessandro Loy Dona
Production Manager: Renato Fiè
Script: Gigliola Battaglini, Vincenzo Mannino
Story: Lucio Fulci
Assistant Directors: Michéle De Angelis, Camilla Fulci
Director of Photography: Sebastiano Celeste
Camera Operators: Sandro Grossi [real name: Alessandro Grossi], Sandro Tamborra
Assistant Camera: Camillo Sabatini, Luigi Conversi
Gaffer: Armando Moreschini
Key Grip: Tarcisio Diamanti
Stills: Romolo Eucalitto
Editor: Albert Morris [real name: Alberto Moriani]
Assistant Editor: Rosaria Bellu
Music: Vince Tempera
Sound Recordist: Giuliano Piermarioli
Costume Designer: Valentina Di Palma
Wardrobe: Milena Pintus
Hair: Maria Teresa Carrera
Special Make Up Effects: Giuseppe Ferranti
Set Designer: Antonello Geleng
Assistant Set Designer: Paolo Faenzi
Set Decorator: Giacomo Caló Carducci
Property Master: Vincenzo Luzzi
Continuity: Egle Guarino
Accountant: Massimo Massimi
Production Representative: Renato Camarda
Set Technician: Elio Terribili

Cast
Jean-Christophe Brétigniere (Carlo)
Cinzia Monreale (Marcia)
Lubka Cibulova (Mary Valdi)
Lino Salemme (Guido)
Franco Diogene (Mr Coby)
Vernon Dobtcheff (the exorcist)
Giuliano Gensini (Marco)
Ilary Blasi (Sarah)
Dante Fioretti (Father O'Toole)
Pascal Persiano (Roberto Valdi)

Alternative Titles

The Sweet House of Horrors – UK, US title

References

Periodicals
Ultra Violent no.5 (2003) pp.35-36 – review (Voices from beyond Remembering the Italian madman: House of Clocks & Sweet House of Horrors on DVD by John Coleman)

Books
Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.491
Italian Horror 1979-1994 by Jim Harper pp.180-181 – illustrated credits, review
Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1980-1989 by Roberto Curti pp.205-209