All The Colours Of The Dark Blu-ray Review -70’s Sergio Martino Classic?

All The Colours Of The Dark Blu-ray Review

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

Plot

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.

All The Colours Of The Dark Blu-ray Review
Cast
  • 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.

All The Colours Of The Dark Blu-ray Review

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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.

Extras
  • Audio Commentary
  • Dark Is The Colour: Interview with Sergio Martino (32 mins)
  • Doors: Short by Michele De Angelis (11 mins)

On to my movie rating for All The Colours Of The Dark (1972)

  • Movie Rating: WORTH A LOOK
  • Blu-ray Picture: VERY GOOD
  • Extras: GOOD

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All The Colours Of The Dark (1972) is available out now on blu-ray.

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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
All The Colours Of The Dark 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

Genre: Horror

  • Movie Rating
  • Blu-ray Picture Rating
  • Extras
3.7

Summary

Average bordering on poor Sergio Martino giallo

Pros

  • Edwige Fenech
  • Good Picture Quality
  • Excellent Blu-ray Release

Cons

  • Average Sergio Martino Giallo

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