“A woman should live only until her wedding night — love once, and then die.”
Genres, Themes, Actors, and Directors:
and builds tension by exploring how he will eventually be found out. As with so many Bava films, atmosphere is far more important than plot, and one watches primarily for the visuals — but it’s hard to ignore the awkwardly earnest performances, the dubbing, and the sappy musical soundtrack. Things finally become more interesting once the tables are turned and we know Forsyth will soon be caught — which is ultimately for the best of everyone involved, including troubled Forsythe himself.
Redeeming Qualities and Moments: