The Fifth Cord

1971, 93m, DCP, Italy

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Screened July 20–25, 2019

Director/co-screenwriter Bazzoni avails himself of visionary cinematographer Vittorio Storaro (Apocalypse Now, The Last Emperor) in turning la dolce vita moody after hard-partying reporter Franco Nero finds he’s become a jinx and a person of interest as acquaintances are slain with ambidextrous amputations. The formidable female contingent includes Silvia Monti (A Lizard in a Woman’s Skin), Agostina Belli, Rossella Falk (The Legend of Lylah Clare), Ira [von] Fürstenberg, and then-U.S. expatriate Pamela Tiffin.

In Italian with English subtitles

A film by Luigi Bazzoni