Entertainment Weekly - 10/12/2007
"Stylish, sexy and fueled by a groovy Ennio Morricone score." -- Grade: A
Total Film - 06/01/2011 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] smart, cosmopolitan, thoroughly modern whodunit..."
The first directorial effort by Italian suspense master Argento. An American writer in Italy becomes an amateur sleuth when he witnesses a failed attempt by a serial killer to take the life of the wife of a wealthy gallery owner. A stylish beginning to a distinguished career, featuring the black-gloved killer that became the director's trademark.
An American writer living in Rome is plunged into the city's seedy underworld when he is the only witness to a brutal murder attempt.