One on Top of the Other

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"What Is The Most Incredible Thing A Woman Ever Did For $1,000,000?"
  • R
  • 1969
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.6  (2,619)

One on Top of the Other is a 1969 Italian thriller written and directed by Lucio Fulci. The film is also known as Perversion Story in the United States. The movie follows George Dumurrier, a wealthy doctor who is accused of murdering his wife Susan. George has a twin brother named Henry who is in jail for counterfeit currency. Henry is due to be released soon and George hopes that he can help clear his name. However, things become complicated when Henry dies in prison and George is suspected of having faked his own death.

As George tries to uncover the truth about his brother's death and his wife's murder, he becomes entangled in a web of deceit and seduction. He meets a woman named Monica who looks identical to his deceased wife and begins an affair with her. Monica is involved with a dangerous man named Nagel who may know more about Susan's death than he is letting on.

The film features stunning performances by Jean Sorel, Marisa Mell, and Elsa Martinelli. Sorel is excellent as George, capturing both his desperation and determination. Mell is captivating as both Susan and Monica, bringing depth and nuance to each character. Martinelli shines as George's sister-in-law, providing a sense of stability amidst the chaos.

Fulci's direction is masterful, creating a moody and atmospheric world that captures the audience's attention from start to finish. The film features a number of stunning set pieces, including a breathtaking sequence set in a red light district.

One on Top of the Other is a stylish and suspenseful thriller that keeps the audience guessing until the very end. With its sharp script, stunning visuals, and captivating performances, it is easy to see why this film has become a cult classic.

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    6.6  (2,619)