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by Silvana Zancolò


Painter Andrea has been left emotionally and physically scarred by a an accident. She and her husband escape to an isolated country house, once owned by her uncle. There, she discovers his experiments with psycho hallucigenic plants which she decides to test, thereby taking her to a place where she is unable to differentiate between reality and nightmare...

original title: La radice del male
country: Italy
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Silvana Zancolò
film run: 93'
screenplay: Giovanni Eccher
cast: Zora Kerova, Giancarlo Previati, Peter Shepherd, Luca Elmi, Petra Keslerova, Lionello Gennero
cinematography by: Pierluigi Santi
film editing: Annalisa Schillaci
music: Paolo Marzocchi
producer: Paolo Lato, Anna Maria Murro
production: The Shadow Within
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