R | | Crime, Horror, Mystery
An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
At one point in the film, Peter Neal quotes a phrase from a Sherlock Holmes story: "(How often have I said to you that) when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?" While the film states that the source is "The Hound of the Baskervilles," the phrase originally appeared in the novel "The Sign of Four" (1890).
Where is that damn drunk?
Bullmer's secretary: He said he'll call back.
Bullmer: No calls!
Just before Elsa is killed, the attacker shoves several individual wads of paper into her mouth. But as she dies, she spits it out and the pages are now wadded together in one giant ball.
Anne's screams continue even as the ending credits roll.
An VHS version containing the Director's Cut has been released by Malibu in Israel.