10 Great European Horror Films You May Have Never Seen
"The Giallo is perhaps the most famous of the European horror sub-genres which were a cycle of Italian slasher films, famous for their numerous twists on the traditional slasher form and admired for their savage set-pieces, hyperstylised imagery and scintillating soundtracks. Noted directors of this cycle include horror icons such as Mario Bava (Black Sunday, Black Sabbath) and Dario Argento (Suspiria, Deep Red, Tenebrae). As Italy focussed more closely on the freshly allowed graphic violence, much of the rest of Europe's horror films were marketed on the basis of sex and nudity made by transcontinental directors such as: the French Jean Rollin and Alain Robbe-Grillet (the same Robbe-Grillet that wrote Last Year in Marienbad and spearheaded the nouveau roman); the Polish Walerian Borowczyk and the Spanish Jess Franco and Jose Ramon Larraz."
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