La muerte incierta (1972)

Spain, Italy,
89m
35mm film, Eastmancolor
mono, Spanish

A Spanish/Italian horror film directed by José Larraz using the pseudonym José R. Larraz.

Plot Summary

A planter in India has an affair with a local woman but remarries when he visits England, leading the Indian woman to commit suicide. The man becomes increasingly paranoid that he he is being stalked by the dead woman while his new wife and his son find themselves attracted to each other.

Credits

Crew
Director: José R. Larraz
Madrid Jet Films, Roas Produzioni
Executive Producer: Alfredo Matas
Screenplay: José R. Larraz
Director of Photography: Riccardo Pallottini
Chief Editor: Teresa Alcocer
Music: Daniele Patucchi
Sound Recordist: Francisco Gutiérrez
Costumes: Itala Scandariato
Chief Make-up Artist: Francisco Manteca
Hair: Vicenta Salvador
Art Director: Juan Alberto Soler
Studios: Estudios Balcázar (Barcelona), Barcelona Kine, Elios Film (Rome)

Cast
Mary Maude (Brenda)
Yelena Samarina (Sybilla)
Antonio Molino Rojo (Clive Dawson)
Raffaele Curi (Rupert Dawson)
Giuseppe Pertile (Doctor Fanshaw)
Rosalba Neri (Shaheen)
Fernando Ulloa (Colonel Dawson)
Perez Avila (Shunda)
Josefa Contreras (Thala)

Alternative Titles

La morte incerta – Italy
The Uncertain Death

References

Periodicals

  • The Dark Side no.206 (2019) pp.24-27 – illustrated interview with Mary Maude (Come into the gore den Maude! by Jim O'Brien)

Books

  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby pp.251, 266