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In The Mouth of Ubaldo Terzani
The culprit is Lucio Fulci. But even Dario Argento, Sergio Martino and Mario Bava are culprits.
And before you offend us, we must say that this is not a spoiler,
because they are the culprits, of the creation of this "Ubaldo Terzani
Horror Show”, or to be precise, are the sources of inspiration
for the second movie by Gabriele Albanesi.
The young Roman director already in "Il Bosco Fuori" showed certain
adoration for the thriller/horror cinema of the past, but here his
tribute is even more evident, because Lucio Fulci is everywhere, there
is a TV interview with him and above all there is a pierced eye the
symbol of his movies. But there is also a lot of Dario Argento, the
location is Turin, a lot of Sergio Martino in his thriller era and
finally there is some of Mario Bava, with the main character's name
that refers to one of his faithful collaborator.
Before seeing "Ubaldo Terzani Horror Show" we had the great suspicion
that everything was a pale copy of the old movies. But with great
satisfaction, however, we note soon that Albanesi find the right
balance between the tribute to the past and the present, setting up a
story that works, that can be follow with pleasure and mocks the
world of cinema.
It should also be said that "Ubaldo Terzani Horror Show" has a story
that slow down and from a certain point onwards does not have great
twists and must be said that some special effects, as the corpse in the
bathtub, are not so convincing (from Sergio Stivaletti is reasonable to
The actors instead believe in and try to create interesting characters.
Not everything always works but overall the actors pass the test
starting with Paolo Sassanelli most famous as an interpreter of
fictions that manages well his co-starring role, playing the many face
of Ubaldo Terzani. With him there is Giuseppe Soleri, another
fiction’s actor and who is the son of Agostino Saccà, one
of many lobbyists of politic and Italian television, which, however,
proves to be a good actor as well as having unavoidable connections.
Laura Gigante who plays Sara and the expert Antonino Iuorio are two
good shoulders of the main characters.
The history melee nightmare and schizophrenia and starring the young
director Alessio (Giuseppe Soleri) who is sent by his producer at the
home of Ubaldo Terzani, a famous horror writer, with whom he must (he
should) write a screenplay.
Even before meeting him and while reading his novels, Alessio begins to
suffer from heavy nightmares and his life at Terzani’s home is in
some ways unpleasant, even if the other way Alessio opens his eyes to
the world, but events gone in a spiral of madness and blood.
Product as "Il Bosco Fuori" by the Manetti Bros is a film that confirms
the quality of the Albanesi and, unfortunately, the lack of interest of
the Italian market towards to genre cinema.
Original title: Ubaldo Terzani Horror Show
Alternative Titles : In the Jaws of Ubaldo Terzani (working title)
Director: Gabriele Albanesi
Cast: Giuseppe Soleri , Paolo Sassanelli , Laura Gigante, Antonino Iuorio , Zsuzsanna Ripli
Production House : Minerva Pictures