Black Belly of the Tarantula

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A deranged killer is injecting beautiful women with the poison of a rare wasp, paralyzing them and forcing them to witness their own brutal murders. Academy Award nominee Giancarlo Giannini (SEVEN BEAUTIES, HANNIBAL) stars as the dogged detective who... read more
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A deranged killer is injecting beautiful women with the poison of a rare wasp, paralyzing them and forcing them to witness their own brutal murders. Academy Award nominee Giancarlo Giannini (SEVEN BEAUTIES, HANNIBAL) stars as the dogged detective who takes the case only to find himself trapped in a web of immorality and murder. From the tantalizingly erotic opening to its vicious stunner of an ending, experience what is considered to be one of the most riveting and acclaimed films in the entire giallo genre. Claudine Auger (THUNDERBALL, TWITCH OF THE DEATH NERVE), Barbara Bouchet (CASINO ROYALE, DON'T TORTURE A DUCKLING) and Barbara Bach (THE SPY WHO LOVED ME, SHORT NIGHT OF THE GLASS DOLLS) co-star in this rarely-seen classic directed by Paolo Cavara (MONDO CANE) and featuring one of Ennio Morricone's best scores ever, now transferred from the original camera negative and available for the first time ever in America.

Original Release

08/12/1971

Cast

Directors

Paolo Cavara

Writers

Marcello Danon, Lucile Laks

Cast

Giancarlo Giannini Inspector Tellini
Claudine Auger Laura
Barbara Bouchet Maria Zani
Rossella Falk Franca Valentino
Silvano Tranquilli Paolo Zani
Annabella Incontrera Mirta Ricci
Barbara Bach Jenny
Ezio Marano Masseur
Stefania Sandrelli Anna Tellini
Giancarlo Prete Mario
Anna Saia Maria's friend
Eugene Walter Ginetto, the waiter (as Walter Eugene)
Nino Vingelli Inspector Di Giacomo
Daniele Dublino Entomologist
Giuseppe Fortis Psychiatrist
Guerrino Crivello Informer
Fulvio Mingozzi Surgeon
Giorgio Dolfin Policeman
Carla Mancini Client at Beauty Parlor
Alfonso Giganti Policeman in projection room

Producers

Editors

Mario Morra

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