Luciano Curreri and Michel Delville, <i>Il grande ‘Incubo che mi son scelto.’ Prove di avvicinamento a Profondo Rosso (1975-2015) </i>


Daniele Pomilio
University of Udine

Luciano Curreri e Michel Delville, Il grande ‘Incubo che mi son scelto.’ Prove di avvicinamento a Profondo Rosso (1975-2015)Piombino, Edizioni Il Foglio, 2015

The text offers a review of Il grande “Incubo che mi son scelto” - a collection of essays written in three different languages by a group of international scholars to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of Profondo Rosso, the cult movie by Dario Argento. The book contributes to the canonization of an Italian classic long neglected by those critics who still consider horror movies a low-rated subgenre comparable to B-movies.


Italian popular film; representation of America; film studies; comparative Italian American studies; cultural history

Curreri, Luciano e Michel Delville, Il grande ‘Incubo che mi son scelto.’ Prove di avvicinamento a Profondo Rosso (1975-2015). Piombino, Edizioni Il Foglio, 2015.

Published : 2017-11-30

PomilioD. (2017). Luciano Curreri and Michel Delville, <i>Il grande ‘Incubo che mi son scelto.’ Prove di avvicinamento a Profondo Rosso (1975-2015) </i&gt;. Review of International American Studies, 10(2). Retrieved from

Daniele Pomilio
DAMS Roma3.  Italy

Daniele Pomilio is currently completing his Laurea magistrale in Cinema, Television and Multimedia Production at the University of Rome 3. He also graduated as a cameraman at the “Istituto Rossellini” in Rome and has been active as a film editor, video-maker and film editor of a number of videoclips, short movies, commercials and video art installations mostly conceived  for documentary purposes in support of the art works of Rome-based poets, musicians and visual artists.

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