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directed by Richard Griffin
starring Robert Kersey, Neil Redfield, Geoff White, Tom Lavallee, Alexander Wills, John Joseph Gomes, Brandon Grimes, Victoria Paradis, Anthony Rainville, Sissy O'Hara, Leslie Vazquez, Ronald Martin, Michael Varrati (voice), Cardryell Truss, Bernie Larrivee jr, Daniel Martens
written by Robyn Guilford, Richard Griffin, music by Neal Gardner

short

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Louis (Neil Redfield) is a handsoe model with charm to boost, and he goes to all the right clubs to pick up men - to kill them, as ever since being treated with electro shocks by an evil doctor (Geoff White) he has become an especially mean serial killer, taking out whoever's in his way, from fortune tellers (Sissy O'Hara) to politicians (Ronald Martin), nothing's safe from his urge to kill. Two cynical cops (John Joseph Gomes, Brandon Grimes) are already on Louis' trail, but will they be able to catch up with him before it's much too late for way too many people?

 

Now The Serpent Writhes in a Glass Coffin is not a narrative film in the classical sense of the word but a mock trailer for a film that will never be made - and as such it's lots of fun, as somewhat freed from narrative convention, director Richard Griffin by and large abandons subtlety and makes this one a loving tribute to both vintage giallo films and inparticular their trailers, but not without having fun with the format, and really going for hyperbole wherever needed. And one can't but admit, Griffin most certainly has the imagery of the giallo down to the t, at least as much as the narrative formula. And the result is just wonderful, not only but especially for fans of vintage giallo cinema.

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