Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Trailers from Hell: Darren Bousman on Dario Argento's 'The Bird with the Crystal Plumage'

Video
by Trailers From Hell
March 8, 2013 11:14 AM
0 Comments
  • |
"The Bird with the Crystal Plumage"
"The Bird with the Crystal Plumage"

Dario Argento Week! concludes at Trailers from Hell with director Darren Bousman introducing Argento's directorial debut, "The Bird with the Crystal Plumage."

Dario Argento's acclaimed directorial debut emerged from a successful writing career that encompassed everything from movie criticism to contributions to westerns like Five Man Army and Once Upon a Time in the West. He enlisted his father, producer Salvatore Argento, to help fund what would become a landmark in the Italian giallo genre, whose origins many link to Mario Bava's The Girl Who Knew Too Much (Evil Eye in its alternate US version). Although there are also echoes of Bava's Blood and Black Lace, much of the plot is inspired by Fredric Brown's novel The Screaming Mimi (filmed by Gerd Oswald in 1958). Coproduced with Germany's CCC Films which expected an Edgar Wallace style thriller and was put off by the level of violence. Ennio Morricone's score is disturbingly sexy.

0 Comments

Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • Oscar Predicts Chart 2014Oscar Predictions 2015 UPDATE
  • 'Birdman' Debuts at Venice to Rave Reviews: ...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Nightcrawler' Will ...
  • Sophia Loren to Receive Career-Honoring ...
  • Drafthouse and Participant Media Pick ...
  • Lake Bell Directs Again
  • TIFF WATCH: Jean Dujardin Is the French ...
  • Rory Kennedy Doc 'Last Days in Vietnam' ...
  • Nikki Finke Video and Photos Posted ...
  • Jon Stewart's Debut 'Rosewater' Tells ...