The Killer Is on the Phone (1972)
The Killer Is on the Phone (1972) is a classic Italian horror film directed by Mario Bava. The movie follows a young couple, Giulia and Carlo, who are terrorized by a mysterious killer who calls them on the phone. The killer threatens to kill them if they don't follow his orders.
The movie is known for its intense and suspenseful scenes, but it also contains some surprisingly explicit sexual moments. One of the most memorable scenes is when Giulia and Carlo are in bed together. The scene is shot in a very intimate way, with close-ups of their faces and bodies as they kiss and caress each other. The scene is surprisingly graphic for a movie from 1972, and it adds an unexpected layer of tension to the film.
Another memorable sexual moment in the movie comes when Giulia is alone in her apartment. She is visited by the killer, who forces her to strip down to her underwear. The scene is shot in a voyeuristic way, with the camera lingering on Giulia's body as she is forced to undress. The scene is both disturbing and erotic, and it adds to the movie's overall sense of dread.
The Killer Is on the Phone is a classic horror movie that is still remembered for its intense and suspenseful scenes. But it also contains some surprisingly explicit sexual moments that add an unexpected layer of tension to the film. These moments make the movie even more memorable and help to create an atmosphere of fear and dread.
Review is from a 99 minute version, dubbed in Italian with English subtitles.
Eleanor has her arms tied outstretched, Ranko opens her blouse exposing her breasts.
A poster seen of a topless Eleanor advertising her roll in Lady Godiva.
Eleanor and Thomas seen in their underwear, implying they had sex.
Later Eleanor and Thomas have sex, her bare breasts briefly seen.
Some sexual dialog.
A woman is seen from behind, it's implied she's nude, long hair covers her rear. She is stabbed and seen lying on the floor, bare breasts exposed. We learn it is Dorothy.