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Gialli and Beyond: The Italian Horror Masters ARGENTO! (Suspiria)

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2006
Time: 8:30 PM
Calendar10/28/2006 5:30:00 PM10/28/2006 5:30:00 PMAmerica/Los_AngelesGialli and Beyond: The Italian Horror Masters ARGENTO! (Suspiria) At Miami Beach Cinematheque512 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139Website:

Miami Beach Cinematheque
512 Espanola Way
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Phone: (305) 673-4567
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“Gialli* and beyond…The Italian Horror Masters": Bava, Martino, Miraglia, Argento, Fulci, Baino…
Get a chance to win dvds, special collector’s boxsets, and original artwork by director Mariano Baino!...
Courtesy of NoShame Films!
And experience A Suspirian World installation/performance by Rachel Hoffman! and Dance Planet X with DJ Maximus 3000
on Halloween Night!
*”Gialli” are Italian made films named after the yellow (“giallo”) covered pulp fiction paperback books the stories are based on. Sexy and violent, these are provocative and stylish examples of Italian Cinema! Viewer discretion is advised.

28 SAT 8:30pm: The Italian Horror Masters: ARGENTO!
(Dario Argento/1977)
With Jessica Harper, Alida Valli, Joan Bennet
In Italian with English subtitles
The central cult film in the Argento cannon, Suspiria is one of those films that all horror films are measured against. Opening as a giallo but leaving it for a supernatural focus on witchcraft and fantasy, Suspiria becomes a adult fable of fantastic colors and images, making it Argento’s best known and admired work. Inspired by not only the novel it is based on, but childhood memories of Snow White and The Seven Dwarves, and his girlfriend Daria Nicolodi’s memories of her grandmother’s times in a finishing school where black magic was as important as dance, Suspiria has complex influences. A young American dancer (Jessica Harper) is accepted to a famous European Ballet Academy, but finds out, to her horror, that the institution is not what it seems...
“The only thing more terrifying than the last 12 minutes of this film, is the first 92”.
“There are horror films that scare, and there are horror films that quake the senses: Suspiria still rattles thirty years after its original release”—Slant Mag. “A wild feast of imagery that has never since been duplicated”—