Quando Alice ruppe lo specchio (1988)

Italy, 1991
81m
35mm film, Fujicolor
3 channel stereo, Italian

An Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci.

Plot Summary

Lester Parson seduces and slaughters lonely middle-aged women just because he likes to watch them die. Eventually he turns to cannibalism.

Credits

* = uncredited

Crew
Directed by: Lucio Fulci
© [not given on screen]
Distribuzione Alpha Cinematografica
Produced by: Luigi Nannerini and Antonino Lucidi
Production Manager: Silvano Zignani
Unit Manager: Marco Alfieri
Written by: Lucio Fulci
Story by: Lucio Fulci
Director of Photography: Silvano Tessicini
Camera Operator: Luca Alfieri
Assistant Camera: Rolando Stefanelli
Gaffer: Massimo Rocchi
Generator Operator: Roberto Stiffi, Stiffi s.r.l
Key Grip: Umberto Magostini
Film Stock: Fujicolor
Edited by: Vincenzo Tomassi
Original Music by: Carlo Maria Cordio
Sound: Roberto Barbieri
Re-Recording and Synchronisation: Technosound
English Version Sound Studio: Doppiaggio Internazionale, Rome *
Foley: Giulio D’Angeli
Wardrobe: Mirella Pedetti
Make-up: Pino Ferranti
Hair: Maria Teresa Carrera
Special Effects: Angelo Mattei
Set Designer: Franco Vanorio
Continuity: Camilla Fulci
Insurance: Il sole assicurazioni

Cast
Brett Halsey [Lester Parson]
Ria De Simone [Alice Shogun]
Pier Luigi Conti [Randy]
Sacha Darwin [Margie MacDonald]
Zora Ulla Kessler [real name: Zora Kerova] [Virginia Field]
Marco Di Stefano [the tramp]
Maurice Poli [newsreader – uncredited]

Alternative Titles

Soupçons de mort – French video title
Touch of Death
When Alice Broke the Mirror

Extracts included in
Un gatto nel cervello (1990)

References

Periodicals
Fangoria no.216 (September 2002) pp.69-74, 82 – interview with Brett Halsey (The Italian jobs by Tom Weaver)

Books
The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.439
Beyond Terror by Stephen Thrower p.280 – credits, review
Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.515
Italian Horror 1979-1994 by Jim Harper pp.185-186 – illustrated credits, review
Serial Killer Cinema: An Analytical Filmography by Robert Cetti p.477
Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1980-1989 by Roberto Curti pp.190-198