PHENOMENA

Jennifer Corvino (Jennifer Connelly) arrives at an exclusive girlīs school populated by a stern beautiful headmistress, taunting classmates and a psychotic killer stabbing young girls and keeping parts of their bodies. She befriends an entomologist (Donald Pleasence) and with nothing more than her special powers and very special friends sets of after the killer in a pursuit of unrelenting terror climaxing in a twist horrifying shock and surprise.

MY OWN COMMENTS AND RATING

Great mysterious plot, excellent special effects by Sergio Stivaletti and the hard-rock music score are at itīs best. Lots of great dolly and luma crane used shots.

CAST AND CREDITS

Production (1984) A Dacfilm Production

Original Title : Phenomena, aka Creepers

Running Time : 108 Minuter

Produced by : Dario Argento

Executive Producer : Angelo Jacono

Directed by : Dario Argento

Screenplay by : Dario Argento, Franco Ferrini

Director of Photography : Romano Albani

Film Editor : Franco Fraticelli

Production Design by : Maurizio Garrone, Nello Giorgetti, Luciano Spadoni, Umberto Turco

Music by : Claudio Simonetti, Fabio Pignatelli, Goblin, Iron Maiden, Motorhead, Bill Wyman

Special Effects : Sergio Stivaletti

CAST

Jennifer Connelly - Jennifer Corvino

Donald Pleasence - John MacGregor

Daria Nicolodi - Mrs Bruckner

Dalila Di Lazzaro - Headmistress

Patrick Bauchau - Inspector Geiger

 

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