The 1972 movie Who Saw Her Die? is mostly a slow burn giallo with a great creepy Ennio Morricone score that improves the movie. The film does have a good cast: George Lazenby, Anita Strindberg, and Adolfo Celi, all who elevate some dull material. I liked this movie, however I was expecting something a bit more exciting than what happened onscreen. Still Aldo Lane does his best, and this is a fairly solid effort.
If you can’t handle kids dying in a horror movie, perhaps you should skip this one. I think along with the much better Don’t Look Now it offers a window into 1970s Venice, a time and place I never got to experience. Half of this movie is a drama, the other a horror thriller that keeps you guessing, which is part of the fun of giallos. Lazenby is really good in this movie, at least a lot better than he was as James Bond. Props to the movie for making me actually have to figure out who the killer might be, too. Check it out.
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