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The Stendhal Syndrome(La sindrome di Stendhal)

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Italy

1996

2h 0m

Director Dario Argento

Starring Asia Argento, Thomas Kretschmann, Marco Leonardi, Luigi Diberti

Genre Crime, Horror, Thriller

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When beautiful police detective Anna Manni follows the bloody trail of a sophisticated serial murderer/rapist through the streets of Italy, the young woman falls victim to the bizarre "Stendhal Syndrome"—a hallucinatory phenomenon which causes her to lose her mind and memory in the presence of powerful works of art.

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TV Guide Magazine by Maitland McDonagh

This psychological horror picture is harrowing and occasionally macabre -- you'll come away wondering what kind of father would cast his daughter in such a sexually brutal film.

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