IFC Originals Presents ‘Dario Argento: An Eye For Horror’


Original New Doc Dissects Career of Revered Italian Director

Week-long Film Fest Celebrates Cult Favorites Including
Inferno, Blue Velvet, Crash & Re-Animator

His films have been described as the most baroque, most stylish, most dreamlike and the most nightmarish in Italian cinema history. His worldwide popularity extends to the likes of Quentin Tarantino, John Carpenter, Brian DePalma and Rob Zombie. In the IFC Original Co-production DARIO ARGENTO: AN EYE FOR HORROR, premiering Friday, April 20 at 10:00PM/ET exclusively on The Independent Film Channel (IFC), friends, family members and fellow filmmakers chronicle the career of the visionary behind the most unsettling films in the genre. An Eye For Horror features interviews with George Romero, John Carpenter, Alice Cooper, Piper Laurie, composer Keith Emerson of ELP, who is responsible for one of the many unnerving soundtracks to Argento’s films, and daughters Asia and Fiore Argento.

“Dario Argento is the most popular director in Italy