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An American newcomer to a prestigious German ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amid a series of grisly murders.

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Directed by

Dario Argento

Written by

Dario Argento (Screenplay)
Daria Nicolodi (Screenplay)
Thomas De Quincey (Novel)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

Italy

Language

Italian

Tagline

The only thing more terrifying than the last 12 minutes of this film are the first 80.

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Keywords

witch germany ballet whodunit cult film evil psychological horror gothic apartment coven (akelarre) young woman boarding school ballet school

Lists

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#312 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#45 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire

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