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Dario Argento Says Suspiria Remake Betrayed Spirit Of His Original Film

January 19, 2019 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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While the remake of Suspiria from director Luca Guadagnino was polarizing to say the least (64% on Rotten Tomatoes), you can count director Dario Argento among those who didn’t like it. Argento, who directed the 1977 original, told Radio Rai 1’s Un Giorno da Pecora (via The Film Stage) that he wasn’t a fan.

He said: “It did not excite me, it betrayed the spirit of the original film: there is no fear, there is no music. The film has not satisfied me so much.

He did, however, call it a “refined film” and added that Guadagnino was a “fine person.” He added: “Guadagnino makes beautiful tables, beautiful curtains, beautiful dishes, all beautiful…

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