The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1974)

Director
Francesco Barilli

Main cast
Mimsy Farmer; Maurizio Bonuglia; Mario Scaccia; Jho Jhenkins; Nike Arrighi

Genres
Foreign, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Description
Sylvia, an industrial scientist, is troubled by strange hallucinations related to the tragic suicide of her mother.


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