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Dressed to Kill

Dressed to Kill

Dressed to Kill

1980 / 104min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: BRIAN DE PALMA

CAST: ANGIE DICKINSON, MICHAEL CAINE, NANCY ALLEN

SCREENPLAY - BRIAN DE PALMA
MUSIC - PINO DONAGGIO

A giallo in New York, this brilliantly conceived, technically astonishing Psycho riff brings Hitchcock’s simmering sex and violence to the foreground. Angie Dickinson is a lonely, bourgeois housewife who gets her groove back, only to meet a sticky end at the hands of a cross-dressing monster; Nancy Allen is the prostitute and witness forced to help solve the case to save her own neck. Sloooow-motion suspense, dastardly shocks, split-screen, an eerie-poetic score by Pino Donaggio, and the greatest museum scene in all of cinema (yes, we said it): Dressed to Kill is ultimate, undeniable De Palma, offering complete mastery from first image to last.