Death Smiles at a Murderer

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Death Smiles at a Murderer
Film poster
Directed by Joe D'Amato
Produced by Oscar Santaniello
Written by Claudio Bernabei
Joe D'Amato
Romano Scandariato
Starring Ewa Aulin
Klaus Kinski
Cinematography Joe D'Amato
Edited by Piera Bruni
Gianfranco Simoncelli
Release dates
  • 11 July 1973 (1973-07-11)
Running time
92 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Death Smiles at a Murderer (Italian: La morte ha sorriso all'assassino) is a 1973 Italian horror film directed by Joe D'Amato, starring Klaus Kinski and Ewa Aulin.[1]


A rich couple take in a young girl who was in an accident and has amnesia, and both have an affair with her. Meanwhile, Dr. Sturges (Klaus Kinski) uses an ancient Incan formula to raise the dead for his own series of revenge murders.



  1. ^ "New York Times: Death Smiles at a Murderer". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 

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