I’ve been taking a look at some of director Lamberto Bava films and now its here’s my Body Puzzle blu-ray review. This Italian giallo from 1992 has been restored so I’m looking forward to watching it. It’s been released on to blu-ray by 88 Films in the UK. Let’s find out if it’s a film worth obtaining on glorious blu-ray.
- Body Puzzle (1992)
- Genre: Horror, Thriller
- Directed by Lamberto Bava
- UK Rating 18
- Discs: 1
- Released By 88 Films
- Blu-ray Released: 12 June 2017
A book editor, Tracy finds herself at the centre of series of murders. The killer likes to takes souvenirs body parts and leave them for Tracy to find.
Style / Direction
Lamberto Bava directs whilst Luigi Kuveiller handled the cinematography.
Music / Audio Effects
The music is provided by Carlo Maria Cordio.
Acting / Characters
I’ve no complaints on the acting side everyone puts in decent performances.
- Joanna Pacula as Tracy
- Tomas Arana as Michele
- François Montagut as Abe
- Gianni Garko as Police Chief
- Erika Blanc as Dr. Corti
- Matteo Gazzolo as Gigli
- Susanna Javicoli as Mrs. Consorti
- Bruno Corazzari as Prof. Brusco
- Ursula von Baechler as Katia Lelli
- Sebastiano Lo Monaco as Mort
- Giovanni Lombardo Radice as Morangi
- Paolo Baroni as Milani
- Gianni Giuliano as Cemetery Director
- Giuseppe Marini as Agent Melli
- Guido Quintozzi as Ass’t Pathologist
- Francesco Romano as Lifeguard
- Gianna Paola Scaffidi as Mrs. Landi
- Mino Sferra as Agent Mino
Conclusion: Body Puzzle (1992) Film Review
I found Body Puzzle to be what I consider to be a proper giallo. It’s really good on the misdirection twist front, has lots of killings. Overall it’s done rather well making it a highly entertaining thriller.
I highly recommend you give this Lamberto Bava giallo a look.
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Conclusion: Body Puzzle Blu-ray Review
For the most part the picture quality is excellent. There are on the odd occasions a couple of marks but nothing really to worry about. It’s another fabulous release from 88 Films.
- Alternate Openinng Credits
- Reversable Sleeve
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Popcorn Cinema Rating: Body Puzzle (1992)
MOVIE RATING: WELL WORTH A LOOK
BLU-RAY PICTURE: VERY GOOD
POPCORN CINEMA: RECOMMENDED
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 Body Puzzle blu-ray review, I’m aiming to review more horror movies soon. What’s next? Check back soon…
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Summary: Body Puzzle (1992) Blu-ray Review
Movie title: Body Puzzle (1992)
Movie description: A killer takes souvenirs body parts. Released on UK blu-ray by 88 Films.
Duration: 99 mins
Director(s): Lamberto Bava
Actor(s): Joanna Pacula, Tomas Arana, François Montagut, Gianni Garko, Erika Blanc, Matteo Gazzolo, Susanna Javicoli
Genre: Horror, Thriller
- Movie Rating
- Blu-ray Picture Rating
A giallo very good on the misdirection twist front