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TraumaTrauma isn't the worst film by molto eccentric Italian horror master Dario Argento — merely one of his weirdest. Never a terribly...TraumaHorrorRTrauma isn't the worst film by molto eccentric Italian horror master Dario Argento — merely one of his weirdest. Never a terribly...1994-04-01Brad DourifFrederic ForrestJames RussoPiper LaurieBrad Dourif, Frederic Forrest, James Russo, Piper Laurie
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Trauma

Genre: Horror; Starring: Asia Argento, Christopher Rydell, Brad Dourif, Frederic Forrest, James Russo, Piper Laurie; Director: Dario Argento; MPAA Rating: R

Trauma isn’t the worst film by molto eccentric Italian horror master Dario Argento — merely one of his weirdest. Never a terribly coherent storyteller, here the gorehound’s Godard dispenses almost entirely with the plot development. Instead, Argento concentrates on mood, and, making terrific use of various run-down Minneapolis locations, he succeeds in giving Trauma the feel of a waking nightmare. The pan-and-scan transfer of this wide-screen movie, however, is a real shame. B+