Directed by

Dario Argento


Jessica Harper
Alida Valli
Stefania Casini
Miguel Bosé
Flavio Bicci
Joan Bennett

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Dario Argento’s first chapter of his trilogy of the mothers, also including Inferno (1980) and The Third Mother (2007). Suzy Banner, an American girl, arrives in Germany to join the famous dance academy of Freiburg, but on her first night in the new city, something tragic happens and her new roommate is brutally killed. Gradually, she realizes that the school is the façade for something far more sinister and supernatural.tead.