Franco Ferrini

Franco Ferrini (born 5 January 1944) is an Italian screenwriter. His works often fall into the genres of horror[1] or thriller. He was one of the interviewees represented in the book Spaghetti Nightmares.[2]

Ferrini was born in La Spezia. He has frequently collaborated with Dario Argento. In 1985, he both wrote and directed Sweets for a Stranger.[3]

Select filmographyEdit

Title Year Credited as Notes Ref(s)
Screenwriter Screen story writer Other
Crimebusters 1976 Yes [4]
Red Rings of Fear 1978 Yes [5]
Once Upon a Time in America 1984 Yes [6]
Phenomena 1985 Yes Yes [7][8]
Demons 1985 Yes [9][10]
Demons 2 1986 Yes Yes [11]
The Church 1989 Yes Yes [12][13]
Etoile 1989 Yes [14]
Two Evil Eyes 1990 Yes [15][16]
The Stendhal Syndrome 1996 Yes [17][18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thomas, Kevin (18 September 1986). "Demons: an orgy of gore". Anchorage Daily News. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  2. ^ Luca M. Palmerini; Gaetano Mistretta (1996). Margot Winick (ed.). Spaghetti nightmares: Italian fantasy-horrors as seen through the eyes of their protagonists (1st American ed.). Key West, Fla.: Fantasma Books. pp. 7, 49–54. ISBN 978-0-9634982-7-4. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  3. ^ Luther-Smith,Adrian (1999). Blood and Black Lace: The Definitive Guide to Italian Sex and Horror Movies. Stray Cat Publishing Ltd. p. 17
  4. ^ Curti 2013, p. 170.
  5. ^ "Orgie des Todes" (in German). Filmportal.de. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  6. ^ "Once Upon a Time in America". American Film Institute. Retrieved March 24, 2020.
  7. ^ "Cast and Crew". Dario Argento's Phenomena (book). Arrow Video. 2017. p. 3. FCD1507.
  8. ^ "About the Versions". Dario Argento's Phenomena (book). Arrow Video. 2017. p. 55. FCD1507.
  9. ^ Curti 2019, p. 121.
  10. ^ Curti 2019, p. 122.
  11. ^ Curti 2019, p. 139.
  12. ^ Curti 2019, p. 171.
  13. ^ Curti 2019, p. 172.
  14. ^ Curti 2019, p. 175.
  15. ^ Cotter 2012, p. 102.
  16. ^ Gallant 2000, p. 280.
  17. ^ Fischer 2011, p. 139.
  18. ^ Gallant 2000, p. 283.

SourcesEdit

BibliographyEdit

  • Curti, Roberto (2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland. ISBN 0786469765.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Curti, Roberto (2019). Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1980-1989. McFarland. ISBN 1476672431.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Cotter, Robert Michael Bobb (2012). Caroline Munro, First Lady of Fantasy: A Complete Annotated Record of Film and Television Appearances. McFarland. ISBN 0786468823.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Fischer, Dennis (2011). Science Fiction Film Directors, 1895-1998. McFarland. ISBN 0786485051.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Gallant, Chris (2000). Art of Darkness: The Cinema of Dario Argento. FAB Press. ISBN 1903254078.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Howarth, Troy (2015). Splintered Visions: Lucio Fulci and his Films. Midnight Marquee Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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