Halloween Horrors #22: The Killer Must Kill Again | Varied Celluloid

Halloween Horrors #22: The Killer Must Kill Again

Posted by Josh Samford On October - 31 - 2011

No more days till Halloween, Halloween, Halloween! No more days till Halloween, SILVER SHAMROCK!

That’s right folks, the day is upon us! We still have a couple of reviews here on Varied Celluloid, but you can always come back and revisit them if you’re too busy helping the kids play dress up! My final review for the month is of this Luigi Cozzi directed giallo title The Killer Must Kill Again. Easily one of the best films of this Halloween Horrors celebration! Click on the poster art and discover why!

The Plot: George Hilton plays Giorgio, the playboy husband of a rich socialite. Using his wife’s money, he has established himself financially and has several key investments that are about to pay off. However, when his wife suspects him of cheating, she quickly pulls the financial aid from him and he is left out in the cold. When he leaves his wife, he heads out without anywhere to go other than his lover Frederica’s apartment. When he stops to make a phone call to his lover though, he notices something strange going on by the neighboring docks. He sees a very strange looking man pushing a car, with a woman inside of it, off the dock and into the water. Hilton approaches the crazed looking man and the two begin a conversation. Hilton wants his wife out of the picture, this man has killed before, it seems that their chance meeting was a gift. So Giorgio offers The Killer a job, and the two devise a plan to bump off Mrs. Giorgio and make it look like a kidnapping. This way Giorgio can provide a neat alibi and these two can split the ransom money. All seems to be according to plan when The Killer manages his way into the apartment and kills off Giorgio’s wife. However, when The Killer places the dead woman in his trunk and heads back into the crime scene in order to clean up any potential fingerprints, he accidentally leaves his Mercedes running with the keys inside of it and the door open. Luca and Laura are two young lovers who decide that stealing this open Mercedes would be the perfect way for them to catch a ride to the shore in order to have a romantic rendezvous. Unfortunately for them, they will be tracked throughout the following days by The Killer, who wants his car and the body of Giorgio’s wife back.




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