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The Third Mother delayed

Well, I guess it’s official now: the Italian theatrical release of The Third Mother has been delayed till October. Get the news direct from the web site of Dario Argento’s own Profondo Rosso shop:

Dario Argento’s new movie “The Third Mother” release date has been postponed to next October 2007. But the picture’s alredy been finished and most probabily it’ll be screened during the next Cannes Film Market.

According to a poster at The Latarnia Forums, the reason for the delay is to take full advantage of the Halloween festivities on October 31st, which I guess is as good a way as any of drumming up supernatural anticipation. Of course, the danger is that, rather than encouraging more people to see it, it’ll be lost among the scads of generic teen horror movies that tend to be released at around the same time. Personally, I’m still hoping a semi-prominent distributor picks it up and gives it even a limited release over here, although I’m not sure how confident I should be. I also really hope we see a trailer, or a poster, or something, sooner rather than later - those snippets from a Cinecittà promo that emerged back in January were tantalising but all too brief.

 
Posted: Monday, March 12, 2007 at 8:13 PM | Comments: 2
Categories: Cinema | Dario Argento | Halloween

 
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1.

I wonder if that endangers the screening at FrightFest then. Wouldn't be surprised...

Posted by: Philly Q, March 12, 2007 9:52 PM

2.

So it's actually been made. That's something.

But not a lot, if Four Flies is anything to go by! :-)

Posted by: Baron Scarpia, March 12, 2007 11:36 PM

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