Double Face

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Double Face (1969, Italy/Germany) is a Giallo film directed by Riccardo Freda.

Double Face

Main Details

  • Released in 1969 | Color
  • Runtime: 88 min (uncut)
  • Production Co: Colt Produzioni Cinematografiche, Mega Film, Rialto Film
  • Distribution Co: Constantin Film
  • Directed by Riccardo Freda (as Robert Hampton)
  • Written by Riccardo Freda (as Robert Hampton), Lucio Fulci (story), Romano Migliorini (story), Gianbattista Mussetto (story) and Paul Hengge, losely based on the novel "The Face in the Night" by Edgar Wallace
  • Produced by Oreste Coltellacci, Horst Wendlandt (uncredited)
  • Cinematography by Gábor Pogány
  • Editing by Anna Amedei, Jutta Hering
  • Original Music by Nora Orlandi (as Joan Christian)
  • Starring: Klaus Kinski, Christiane Krüger, Günther Stoll, Annabella Incontrera, Sydney Chaplin, Alfred Vohrer, Margaret Lee

Also Known As

  • A Doppia Faccia (Italy)
  • Chaleur et jouissance (France)
  • Das Gesicht im Dunkeln (Germany)
  • Double Face
  • Edgar Wallace: Das Gesicht im Dunkeln (Germany)
  • Liz & Helen (Belgium)
  • Liz et Helen (France)
  • Mit doppeltem Gesicht (Swiss)
  • Puzzle of Horrors


The Italian version is the same as the English/international version but has starkly different title sequences. There is a French 1976 version with hardcore inserts.

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