Perché quelle strane gocce di sangue sul corpo di Jennifer? (1972)

Italy,
94m
35mm film, Eastmancolor, 2.35:1
mono (Westrex Sound System), Italian

An Italian directed by Giuliano Carnimeo using the pseudonym Anthony Ascott.

Plot Summary

Model Jennifer and her friend Marilyn move into a new apartment and soon Jennifer is being pursued by the serial killer who murdered the apartment's previous tenant.

Credits

Crew
Director: Anthony Ascott [real name: Giuliano Carnimeo]
Galassia Film, Lea Film
Produced by: Luciano Martino
Associate Producers: Vittorio Galiano, Marcello Romeo
Production Manager: Lamberto Palmieri
Story and Screenplay: Ernesto Gastaldi
Director of Photography: Stelvio Massi
Camera Operator: Michele Pensato
Assistant Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini
Script Supervisor: Vittoria Vigorelli
Editor: Eugenio Alabiso
Colour by: S.P.E.S., diretor E. Catalucci [real name: Ettore Catalucci]
Music: Bruno Nicolai
Music Publishers: Sermi Film
Sound: Roberto Moreal
Dubbing and Synchronization by: N.C. with the collaboration of C.D.
Costumes: Silvio Laurenzi
Art Director: Carlo Leva
Production Secretary: Furio Rocchi
This film was shot at the facilities of Elios Film, Rome

Cast
Edwige Fenech [Jennifer Lansbury]
George Hilton [Andrea Antinori]
Paola Quattrini [Marilyn Ricci, Jennifer's friend]
Giampiero Albertini [Police Commissioner Erici]
Franco Agostini [Renzi, an agent]
Oreste Lionello [the photographer]
Ben Carrá [Adam, Jennifer's husband]
Carla Brait [Misar Harrington]
Gianni Pulone [waiter]
Carla Mancini
George Rigaud [real name: Jorge Rigaud] [Professor Isaacs, Sheena's father]
Annabella Incontrera [Sheila Isaacs]
Luciano Pigozzi [Martelli, nightclub owner] *

Alternative Titles

Aima sto kafto kormi tis Jennifer – Greece
Bes damla kan – Turkey
Bijo renzoku satsujin ma – Japan
The Case of the Bloody Iris – UK, USA
Erotic Blue – Ireland, UK
Das Geheimnis der blutigen Lilie – Germany
As Lágimas de Jennifer – Portugal
As Lágrimas de Jennifer – Brazil
Las lágrimas de Jennifer – Spain
Les rendez-vous de Satan – France
Rendez-vous avec la mort – Belgium (France)
Sangue Sobre o Corpo de Jennifer – Portugal
Der Satan mit dem Skalpell – alternative German
Slucaj krvavog irisa – Yugoslavian (Serbian)
What Are Those Strange Drops of Blood Doing on Jennifer's Body? – USA
Ирис в крови – Russia
Случаят с кървавия ирис – Bulgaria

References

Periodicals

  • Bianco e Nero vol.35 no.3/4 (March/April 1974) p.54 – credits, review
  • Cinematografia ITA vol.39 no.7/8 (15 August 1972) p.21 – credits, review
  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby pp.233
  • Fangoria no.215 (August 2002) p.66 – DVD review (DVD Dungeon: Giallo Collection by Christine Allen)
  • Film Review 1973-74 by F. Maurice Speed (ed) p.218
  • Giallo Cinema and Its Folktale Roots by Michael Sevastakis pp.108-129 – illustrated chapter
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.40 no.471 (April 1973) p.81 – credits, review