Davide Melini's DEEP SHOCK To Bring Back Italian Giallo

Italian giallo is one of my favorite genres and some of my all time favorite films have come from the masters of the genre; Mario Bava, Dario Argento and Lucio Fulci among others. Although the genre may have weakened over recent years I'm hoping it will enjoy some sort of resurgence with upcoming films like the Aussie neo-giallo flick SORORAL and now Davide Melini's short film DEEP SHOCK.
Melini has created shorts THE PUZZLE (review) and THE SWEET HAND OF THE WHITE ROSE (review) and is now trying his hand at bringing back Italian giallo with DEEP SHOCK (the title being an homage to Argento's DEEP RED and Bava's SHOCK.

DEEP SHOCK will be produced by Davide Melini and Fabel Aguilera, in collaboration with Marta Pavon's 'Kai Visualutions' and will be shot in Málaga (Spain) over this year with a cast of 6 people.
Pre-production began on November 21st, 2012 and a teaser should be released around March / April with crowdfunding to help complete the film so that it will be ready for release in 2014.
For further details and updates go 'like' the official Facebook page and check out the film's IMDb page.
Read on for the synopsis and promotional poster designed by Cristina Gómez Rosales.

Synopsis: “Sarah can’t completely overcome the deaths of her grandfather and her older sister. The trauma and lack of sleep cause her to embark on a strange journey of apparitions and murders, apparently caused by her mind..."

"Her worst nightmare has become a reality"
"Italian Giallo is ready to make its return"

Davide Melini: "I’d like to pay homage to the Italian “giallo” genre, that will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2014. The first "giallo" film ever was "The Girl Who Knew too Much" (1963), directed by Mario Bava. But the same director shot another film entitled "Blood and Black Lace" one year later, where the emblematic element of the "giallo" was introduced: the masked murderer with a shiny weapon in his black-leather-gloved hand. I want to bring back some classic 60′s and 70′s “giallo” film ideas, using new technology. The title of "Deep Shock" is a homages to Dario Argento's "Deep Red" and for Mario Bava’s "Shock"

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