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24 June
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HORROR
Dario Argento
Resources online and in print

An extensive bibliography of electronic, print and video resources on the Italian horror master, compiled by Steven Jay Schneider and Frank Lafond.


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Websites

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Essays on the web

All languages. Titles of Kinoeye articles are in bold.

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Interviews on the web

In English:

In French:

Other languages:

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Books
  • Gallant, Chris (ed). Art of Darkness: The Cinema of Dario Argento (Guildford: FAB Press, 2001).
  • Jones, Alan. Mondo Argento (London: Midnight Media Publishing, 1996).
  • McDonagh, Maitland. Broken Mirrors/Broken Minds: The Dark Dreams of Dario Argento (London: SunTavern Fields, 1991 / New York: Citadel Press, 1994).
  • Mendik, Xavier. Fear at Four Hundred Degrees: Structure and Sexuality in the Film of Dario Argento (Trowbridge: Flicks Books, forthcoming).
  • Mendik, Xavier. Tenebrae (Trowbridge: Flicks Books, 2000).

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Articles and essays in print

All languages. (French titles translated into English by Frank Lafond.)

  • Argento, Dario. "Private View: Murder in the dark." Sight and Sound 6.9 (September 1996).
  • Barber, Chris and Martin King "Discovering the esoteric Argento/ Readers and auteurs." Eyeball 3 (Summer 1992): 4-7.
  • Barber, Chris and Stephen Thrower. "Fetishizing fictions – Dario Argento's Tenebrae." Eyeball 4 (Winter 1996): 38-41.
  • Bénédict, Sébastien. "L'Oeil était dans la tombe" ["The Eye was in the Grave"]. Cinéastes 3 (May/July 2001): 16-17.
  • Burke, Frank. "Caging Women's Rage: Dario Argento's The Bird with the Crystal Plumage." In Killing Women: The Visual Culture of Gender and Violence, ed Annette Burfoot and Susan Lord (Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, forthcoming).
  • Caron-Lowis, Évelyne. "Dario Argento." Revue du Cinéma 414 (March 1986): 71-78.
  • Chauvin, Serge. "Tapis dans l'image ou le vrai comme trompe-l'oeil: le coupable donné et dérobé (Sur Profondo Rosso et Trauma de Dario Argento)" ["Lurking in the Image, or the truth as trompe-l'oeil: The Culprit Revealed and Concealed"]. In La Licorne, Hors série - Colloques VI ("Le Cinéma en détails") (Poitiers: UFR Langues Littératures, 1998), 177-84.
  • Curci, Loris. "The Stendhal Syndrome Paints it Red." Fangoria 153 (June 1996).
  • Dupont, Jacky. "Dario Argento, l'extase et l'agonie" ["Dario Argento, Ecstasy and Agony"]. Éclipses 26 (April 1998): 60-70.
  • Fleury, Julien and Serena Gentilhomme. "Symboles et inceste dans les Frissons de l'angoisse (Profondo Rosso) de Dario Argento" ["Symbols and Incest in Dario Argento's Deep Red (Profondo Rosso)"]. Recherches en Linguistique Étrangère 21 (Paris: Éditions Les Belles Lettres, 1998).
  • Gans, Christophe. "Dario Argento: Tenebrae." Starfix 1 (January 1983): 65-75.
  • Gans, Christophe "Ténèbres." Starfix 5 (June 1983): 21-26, 58.
  • Gentilhomme, Serena. "La Chair et le ciseau. Passion et mort des vierges selon Dario Argento" ["Flesh and Scissors. Virgins' Passion and Death according to Dario Argento"]. Les Cahiers du Gerf 5 (1998) (Stendhal-Grenoble 3 University): 273-283.
  • Guins, Ray. "Tortured Looks: Dario Argento and Visual Displeasure." Necronomicon: The Journal of Horror and Erotic Cinema, Book One, ed Andy Black (London: Creation Books, 1996): 141-53.
  • Horrocks, Adrian. "Suspiria: Magic Is Everywhere." Necronomicon: The Journal of Horror and Erotic Cinema, Book Four, ed Andy Black (Hereford: Noir Publishing, 2001): 33-51.
  • Hoxter, Julian. "Anna With a Devil Inside: Klein, Argento, and The Stendhal Syndrome." Necronomicon: The Journal of Horror and Erotic Cinema, Book Two, ed Andy Black (London: Creation Books, 1998): 99-109.
  • Hunt, Leon. "A (Sadistic) Night at the Opera: Notes on the Italian Horror Film." Velvet Light Trap 30 (Fall 1992): 65-75. [Reprinted in The Horror Reader, ed Ken Gelder (London: Routledge, 2000).]
  • Jones, Alan. "Phantom of the Opera." Cinefantastique 31.1/2 (February 1999).
  • Jones, Alan. "The Stendhal Syndrome and Sergio Stivaletti." Cinefantastique 27.8 (April 1996).
  • Knee, Adam. "Gender, Genre, Argento." In The Dread of Difference: Gender and the Horror Film, ed Barry Keith Grant (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996), 213-30.
  • Lucas, Tim. "Suspiria." Video Watchdog 46 (1998): 18-19.
  • McDonagh, Maitland, "Broken Mirrors/Broken Minds: The Dark Dreams of Dario Argento." Film Quarterly 41.2 (Winter 1987-88): 2-13.
  • McDonagh, Maitland. "Trauma: It's All in the Head." Fangoria 124 (July 1993).
  • Martin, John. "Dario Argento, A Deep Red Opera." Fantasy Film Memory 4/5 (1991).
  • Mazzotta, W. "Visioni oltre." Filmcritica 434 (April 1993): 193-97.
  • Mdioni, Bernard. "Chassez le naturel, il revient au giallo." L'Écran Fantastique 219 (March 2002): 54-57.
  • Mendik, Xavier. "A (Repeated) Time to Die: The Investigation of Primal Trauma in the Films of Dario Argento." In Crime Scenes: Detective Narratives in European Culture since 1945, ed Anne Mullen and Emer O'Beirne (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2000).
  • Mendik, Xavier. "From the Monstrous Mother to the 'Third Sex': Female Abjection in the Films of Dario Argento." In Necronomicon: The Journal of Horror and Erotic Cinema, Book Two, ed Andy Black (London: Creation Books, 1998): 110-33.
  • Molgaard, Kristian. "The Edgar Allen Poe in Argento." Trauma 1 (1993).
  • Pugliese, Roberto. "Dario Argento." Il Castoro Cinema 126 (1986): 1-86.
  • Puterman, Brian. "Visions of Madness and Beauty: The Films of Dario Argento." Guilty Pleasures 1.3 (Winter 1997-98).
  • Rausa, Giuseppe and Paolo Cherchi Usai. "La musica della paura nel cinema di Argento." Segnocinema V.17 (March 1985): 44-45.
  • Saada, Nicolas. "Les Terreurs de Dario Argento" ["Dario Argento's Terrors"]. Cahiers du Cinéma 532 (Février 1999): 53-54.
  • Simon, Adam. "Suspiria." In Understanding Film Genres: Film Through Genres, Genre Through Films, ed Sara Pendergast, Tom Pendergast and Steven Jay Schneider (New York: McGraw-Hill, forthcoming 2003).
  • Svensson, R. "Valdets maestro." Chaplin XXXIII.3 (234) (1991): 41-45.
  • Tesson, Charles. "Les Mystères de la glotte" [on Phantom of the Opera]. Cahiers du Cinéma 532 (Février 1999): 51-52.
  • Thoret, Jean-Baptiste. "Dario Argento: fragments de la peur" ["Dario Argento: Fragments of Fear"]. Ténèbres 5 (January 1999): 103-.
  • Thoret, Jean-Baptiste. "Dario Argento: une meute de détails" ["Dario Argento: A Riot of Details"]. Trafic 33 (Spring 2000): 78-84.
  • Thoret, Jean-Baptiste. "Envers et contre tout: Dario Argento, cinéaste visionnaire" ["Despite All Opposition: Dario Argento, a visionary filmmaker"]. Positif 479 (January 2001): 99-104.
  • Thoret, Jean-Baptiste. "Troue sonore de l'image (Suspiria de Dario Argento)" ["Aural Gap in the image (Dario Argento's Suspiria)"]. Simulacres 1 (Fall 1999): 54-57.
  • Torres, A.M. "Dario Argento: del 'thriller' al surrealismo." Casablanca 46 (December 1984): 38-39.
  • Villani, Vivien. "Dario Argento: arts, alchimie, alchimie des arts" ["Dario Argento: arts, alchemy, alchemy of the arts"]. Cinéastes 3 (May/July 2001): 18-20.
  • Villani, Vivien. "Forme ancienne dans la musique de film: La passacaille (Le Syndrome de Stendhal de Dario Argento" ["An Ancient Form in Film Score: passacaglia (Dario Argento's The Stendhal Syndrome)"]. Simulacres 2 (Winter 2000): 62-68.
  • Williams, David E. "Argento's Enigma: Tortured Artist or Latent Psycho?" Film Threat 8, Volume 2 (February 1993): 40-45.
  • Winter, Douglas E. "Opera of Violence: The Films of Dario Argento." In Cut! Horror Writers on Horror Film, ed Christopher Golden (New York: Berkley Books, 1992), 267-88.

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Interviews in print
  • Bettelli, Fabrizio. "Conversazione con Dario Argento." Filmcritica XXXV.343-344 (April/May 1984): 187-89 (Italian).
  • Bettelli, Fabrizio, A. Grimaldi and A. Nicolini, "Nel mio spettacolo di festa sanguinaria: Conversazione con Dario Argento." Filmcritica XXXIV.332 (February/March 1983): 88-98.
  • Castiel, Élie. "Dario Argento." Séquences 167 (November/December 1993): 9.
  • Curci, Loris. "A Fright at the Opera." Darkside 75.
  • Curci, Loris. Shock Masters of the Cinema (Key West, FL: Fantasma Books, 1996).
  • Curci, Loris. "The Stendhal Syndrome." Fangoria 149 (January 1996).
  • Daniel, Dennis and Michael Will. "Profondo Rosso." Psychotronic Video 18 (Summer 1994): 40-47.
  • Ghezzi, Enrico and Marco Giusti, "La paura, la musica, il cinema." Filmcritica XXXII.312 (February 1981): 89-95.
  • Hussain, Karim. "Dario Argento: Transcriber of Dreams." Scream Magazine 4 (1994).
  • Jones, Alan. "Dario Argento's Giallo Horror." Cinefantastique 32.6 (February 2001): 18-23.
  • Larcher, Jérome et Nicolas Saada. "On Edge." Cahiers du Cinéma 532 (Février 1999): 55-57.
  • Lucantonio, Gabrielle. "Camera Obscura." Mad Movies 140 (March 2002): 48-51.
  • Martin, John. "The Blood, Shit and Sperm of Dario Argento." Blood and Black Lace 2 (1991).
  • Martin, John. "Profondo Argento." Giallo Pages 1 (October 1996).
  • Meredith, Jason. "La Sindrome di Stockholmo." Delirium 5 (1997): 6-7.
  • Molgaard, Kristian. "The Edgar Allan Poe in Argento." Trauma 1 (1993).
  • Ostria, Vincent. "De l'influence des insectes sur les pubertés difficiles" ["The Influence of Insects on Delicate Puberty"]. Starfix 20 (November 1984): 70-73.
  • Palmerini, Luca M. and Gaetano Mistretta, Spaghetti Nightmares (Key West, FL: Fantasma Books, 1996), 16-21.
  • Partage, Jérome. "C'est le giallo qu'on ressuscite!" [Resurrecting giallo!"]. L'Écran fantastique 219 (March 2002): 48-53.
  • Perks, Marcelle. "Psyching the Gist of it." in Diabolik 1 (1997).
  • Saada, Nicolas et Jean-Baptiste Thoret, "La Profondeur et la surface: Conversation entre John Carpenter et Dario Argento" ["Depth and Surface: A Conversation Between John Carpenter and Dario Argento"]. Simulacres 2 (Winter 2000): 108-120.
  • Schlockoff, Robert. "Les Frissons de la terreur" ["Shivers of Terror"]. L'Écran Fantastique 40 (December 1983): 14-21.
  • Smith, Adam. "How Much is a Pint of Milk?" Empire 88 (1996): 11.
  • Stacciari, Gianmarco. "Dietro la maschera del fantasma." Nocturno 3.7 (June 1998): 57-58 (Italian).
  • Villani, Vivien, Bruno Gameliel and Sébastien Bénédict. Cinéastes 3 (May/July 2001): 12-13.

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Documentaries on Argento

All languages

  • Dario Argento: An Eye For Horror (UK, 2000) / Dir. Leon Ferguson / Running time: 58 minutes. [Region 1 DVD released by Image Entertainment in 2001.]
  • Il mondo di Dario Argento 2 (Dario Argento, Master of Horror, Italy, 1991) / Dir. Lewis Coates (Luigi Cozzi) / Running time: 90 minutes.
  • Il mondo di Dario Argento 3: il museo degli orrori di Dario Argento (Italy, 1997) / Dir. Luigi Cozzi / Running time: 106 minutes.
  • The Making of 'Opera' (1987) / Dir. Giovani Torinesi.
  • Protagonisti del cinema italiano: Dario Argento (Italy, 1989) / Running time: 60 minutes.
  • World of Horror: Il meglio di Dario Argento (Dario Argento's World of Horror, Italy, 1985) / Dir. Michele Soavi / Running time: 71 minutes. [All regions DVD released by Synapse Films in 1999.]
  • Les Songes de Dario Argento (Dario Argento's Dreams, France, 2001) / Dir. Jean-Baptiste Thoret / Running time: 52 minutes.

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