Next up in my Sergio Martino movie season is the 1972 film All The Colours Of The Dark. This one has a supernatural theme to it. Let’s find out if it’s worth a look, so without further ado here’s my All The Colours Of The Dark blu-ray review.
- All The Colours Of The Dark (1972)
- Genre: Giallo
- Directed by Sergio Martino
- UK Rating 18
- Discs: 1
- Released By Shameless Films
- Blu-ray Released: 12 June 2017
Having recently lost her baby, Jane is having strange nightmares involving a man with piercing blue eyes that wields a knife. Furthermore she begins to see him whilst awake. Is she losing her mind or are dark forces at work?
Style / Direction
The film was directed by Sergio Martino whilst Giancarlo Ferrando and Miguel Fernández Mila handled the cinematography.
Music / Audio Effects
The music is provided by Bruno Nicolai.
Acting / Characters
Overall the acting is decent from all the main characters with Edwige Fenech the standout performer.
- George Hilton as Richard Steele
- Edwige Fenech as Jane Harrison
- Ivan Rassimov as Mark Cogan
- George Rigaud as Dr. Burton
- Susan Scott as Barbara Harrison
- Marina Malfatti as Mary Weil
- Alan Collins as Lawyer Franciscus Clay
- Julian Ugarte as J.P. McBrian
- Dominique Boschero as Jane’s Mother
- Maria Cumani Quasimodo as Elderly Neighbor
- Renato Chiantoni as Mr. Main
- Tom Felleghy as Inspector Smith
Conclusion: All The Colours Of The Dark (1972) Film Review
I’ll be honest All The Colours Of The Dark didn’t really do much for me. It’s an interesting film in some ways and a pretty average to poor one in others. I’d say the story is kind of weak. If you are interested in director Sergio Martino’s work then it’s a must see but as a film in its own right maybe not so much.
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Conclusion: All The Colours Of The Dark Blu-ray Review
Overall the picture quality is very good and I have no real issues to report. Included with the extras are an interview with director Sergio Martino and a short by Michele De Angelis. Overall a pretty decent set of extras in my opinion although be aware the interview with Martino is in Italian and therefore has subtitles.
- Audio Commentary
- Dark Is The Colour: Interview with Sergio Martino (32 mins)
- Doors: Short by Michele De Angelis (11 mins)
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Popcorn Cinema Rating:
All The Colours Of The Dark (1972)
MOVIE RATING: WORTH A LOOK
BLU-RAY RATING: VERY GOOD
All The Colours Of The Dark (1972) Film Trailer
For those of you yet to see the film I’ll leave you with a little taster…
Clip may not be representative of the blu-ray version
That just about concludes my All The Colours Of The Dark blu-ray review, I’m aiming to review more Sergio Martino movies soon. What’s next? Check back soon…
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Summary: All The Colours Of The Dark (1972) Blu-ray Review
Movie title: All The Colours Of The Dark (1972)
Movie description: Blu-ray release be Shameless Films
Duration: 94 mins
Director(s): Sergio Martino
Actor(s): George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Ivan Rassimov, George Rigaud, Susan Scott, Marina Malfatti, Alan Collins
- Movie Rating
- Blu-ray Picture Rating
Average bordering on poor Sergio Martino giallo
- Edwige Fenech
- Good Picture Quality
- Excellent Blu-ray Release
- Average Sergio Martino Giallo