- Directed by Eloy de la Iglesia
- Starring Carmen Sevilla, Vicente Parra, María Asquerino, Antonio Casas
- Written by Antonio Fos, Eloy de la Iglesia
No One Heard the Scream (1973) -- No One Heard the Scream is another terrific Spanish horror film from the troubled director Eloy de la Iglesia. The film stars two of his strongest performers, Carmen Sevilla ("The Glass Ceiling") and Vincente Parra ("Cannibal Man"), and so with these two tried-and-true leads it is hard for this film to fail. While it is not as overtly frightening as the other two aforementioned films, "No One Heard the Scream" definitely has its moments. Sevilla plays a professional mistress who bids farewell to her older lover when she meets the handsome man next door (Parra); unfortunately for Sevilla, Parra has just murdered his wife.
This film explores the same themes as the director's other films, such as voyeurism, socialism, society's class system, and of course the director's obvious liking of homoerotic imagery is here in abundance when Parra and another male cast member frequently go shirtless. The leads are strong, the plot is tight and coherent, and the climactic scene is truly jolting and shocking. Therefore, if you have enjoyed the director's other films, this one is a must-see. de la Iglesia's approach to violence is probably seen as more tame today than it did in the early 1970's, but is still more horrifying with its minimal special effects than today's big budgeted gross-out films.
No One Heard the Scream DVD is offered as a compact edition. This transfer is manufactured on demand and is presented on premium DVD-R with thermal disc print in a clear plastic wallet. Important: This title has been manufactured from the best-quality video master (rated 10/10) currently available and has not been remastered or restored.
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Format Region 0 DVD Aspect ratio Fullscreen Number of discs 1