Assassinio al terzo piano


[Games] USA, 1967, colore, 35 mm, 98′
di Curtis Harrington
Sceneggiatura Gene Kearney – Fotografia William Fraker – Montaggio Douglas Stewart – Musiche Samuel Matlovsky –
Interpreti Simone Signoret, James Caan, Katharine Ross, Don Stroud

The pawns in this terrible game are a young, rich and beautiful, bourgeois couple who becomes victims after inviting a strange and mysterious door to door saleswoman into their cottage. A young boy starts to continuously circle the house, and then other people start to appear, including old friends of the couple… Little by little, we learn that the saleswoman is in fact an accomplice of the husband, and as the wife goes mad, the young boy provides the necessary sacrifice to ensure that the plan functions as it should. But the end holds a surprise…