Nothing gets the ball rolling on a good scary movie better than a person trapped in a single location. In the last decade alone, we’ve seen people get trapped in an elevator (DEVIL), a ski lift (FROZEN), a coffin (BURIED), and a radio station (PONTYPOOL); now, with the release of 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE, we’ll see what happens when three people trap themselves inside a Cold War-era bomb shelter. And while we hold out hope that 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE will prove itself as one of the all-time great movies about being trapped, no room or building can match the horror of being trapped inside your own body. This is the premise of Aldo Lado’s SHORT NIGHT OF GLASS DOLLS, one of the many exploitative murder mysteries – otherwise known as giallo – to be produced in Italy from the 1960s to the 1980s.

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