Exploitation horror from Italian director Lucio Fulci in which a series of murders in a small Sicilian town bring its inhabitants under suspicion. With the police baffled by the strangulation of a preadolescent boy, newspaper reporter Andrea Martelli (Tomas Milian) begins an amateur investigation into the murder. A number of suspects present themselves: Patrizia (Barbara Bouchet), a socialite hiding out in the town until a drugs scandal blows over; Maciara (Florinada Bolkan), a beautiful young woman who dabbles in black magic; and Giuseppe (Vito Passeri), the town outsider. As the body count begins to rise, can Andrea get to the bottom of the scandal before yet more lives are lost?

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Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)

Unrated

Horror/Mystery/Suspense/Thriller · 1h 45m

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A classic tale of the perverse from director Lucio Fulci.

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Exploitation horror from Italian director Lucio Fulci in which a series of murders in a small Sicilian town bring its inhabitants under suspicion. With the police baffled by the strangulation of a preadolescent boy, newspaper reporter Andrea Martelli (Tomas Milian) begins an amateur investigation into the murder. A number of suspects present themselves: Patrizia (Barbara Bouchet), a socialite hiding out in the town until a drugs scandal blows over; Maciara (Florinada Bolkan), a beautiful young woman who dabbles in black magic; and Giuseppe (Vito Passeri), the town outsider. As the body count begins to rise, can Andrea get to the bottom of the scandal before yet more lives are lost?

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

Italy

Production Company

Medusa Distribuzione

Revenue

$566,861
Part Of
Cast
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Florinda Bolkan

Maciara
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Michael Forest

Martelli (voice) (uncredited)
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Carolyn De Fonseca

Maciara (voice) (uncredited)
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Duilio Cruciani

Mario (uncredited)
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John Bartha

Desk Cop (uncredited)
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Gianfranco Barra

Impallomeni (uncredited)
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Fausta Avelli

Malvina (uncredited)
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Franco Balducci

Mr. Spriano
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Linda Sini

Mrs. Lo Cascio
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Andrea Aureli

Mr. Lo Cascio
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Rosalia Maggio

Mrs. Spriano
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Vito Passeri

Barra
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Don Semeraro

Dwarf (uncredited)
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Ugo D'Alessio

Modesti
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Georges Wilson

Francesco
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Marc Porel

Alberto
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Irene Papas

Aurelia
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Tomas Milian

Martelli
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Barbara Bouchet

Patrizia
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Virgilio Gazzolo

Commissioner
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Frank von Kuegelgen

Alberto (voice) (uncredited)
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Antonello Campodifiori

Lieutenant
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Susan Spafford

Patrizia (voice) (uncredited)
Crew
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Lucio Fulci

Director
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Gianfranco Clerici

Writer
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Roberto Gianviti

Writer
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Lucio Fulci

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Don't Torture a Duckling

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

8/15/2017

$21.28 -$18.67 (47%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Don't Torture a Duckling

(DVD)

5/23/2000

Disc Title Front Cover

Don't Torture a Duckling

(DVD)

2/27/2007

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