A decent little thriller by Ferdinando Baldi. Andrea (Mino Reitano) agrees to take part in a "The Running Man"-type scenario for a group of bored socialites. In order to raise funds for heart surgery needed by Anna (Ewa Aulin), the woman he loves. An interesting premise with some twists towards the end. I didn't know much about it going in and thought it would be a giallo, but the first half is more of a romantic melodrama that switches into…
Considering Giuseppe Patroni Griffi's Metti una sera a cena has a script co-written by Dario Argento, a wonderful soundtrack by Ennio Morricone and a cast starring Florinda Bolkan, Jean-Louis Trintigant, Lino Capolicchio and Tony Musante, this film has always seemed like a must see for me.
Originally a stage play written by Griffi, the film version of Metti una sera a cena was co-written by a young Dario Argento (who would debut as a director with Bird with the Crystal…