Synopsis: Young poetess Rose Elliot buys a book from a local antique dealer, a diary in Latin of an architect, E. Varelli. She learns of the Three Mothers, and believes her apartment building is one of their houses. She pleads her brother Mark, who is studying musicology in Rome, to come, because she is afraid. Mark's friend Sara reads her letter, which he left behind in class, and discovers the school is run by the Mater Lacrimarum, and is murdered for this knowledge. The house of Mater Suspiriorum has already been destroyed, and by the time Mark arrives in New York City, he is investigating his sister's murder.
Genre: Horror
Director(s): Dario Argento
Production: Anchor Bay Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
107 min


Three Mothers.

I am unaware of which is the

price to pay to have broken

what we them alchemists

call Silent.

The experiment of the life teaches us not to accept

a work without knowing the consequences of them.

Me, Varelli, architect living in London,

I met the Three Mothers, and drew to them

and built three houses. In Rome, in New York

and the third in Freiburg, in Germany .

But I discovered too late

that from these places,

the Three Mothers control the world in the pain,

tears and darkness.

Mater Suspiriorum,

the Mother of the Sighs

and oldest, lives in Freiburg.

MATER Lacrimarum,

the Mother of the Sobs

and most beautiful from the three,

Rome directs.

MATER Tenebrarum, the Mother of Darkness,

young person and cruelest,

New York control.

I built these horrible residences,

agent of these wretched secrecies.

These alleged "Mothers" are in fact malefic,

incompetents to create the life...

The men gave them a name

single and terrifying.

Actually, all three were saeurs

as much as mothers.

But also three Muses, three Graces,

three destinies and three furies.

The ground on which these

residences were builts

could become mortal and pestifr.

So that the neighbourhoods would be touched by it.

This is the first key of the secrecy

of the Three Mothers.

A key of first importance.

The second key of the poisoned secrecy of the Three Saeurs

is hidden in the cellar of their house.

There, you will find the portrait and the name

sur which lives the house.

It is the place where the second key is.

The third key is under the sole of your shoes.

There is the third key..

My dear Marc brother...

The second key is hidden in the cellar.

Good evening.

I would like to speak to you

about this book.


That that you sold to me,

Three Mothers.

You read it ?


This is an invention

or a history drawn from real facts ?

It disturbs you ?

It is not that a book

written by an alchemist .

There are many accounts

on the cursed houses...

The House of the Monsters,

close to Palermo.

The House of Pheasants,

in Brussels.

The Cellender House,

in France.

Certaines people

thinks that these books are a fiction

and others believe each word of it.

the women are generally

the worst readers for these accounts. Or the best, if you prefer.

- They want to believe absolument.

in it - Not really.

the book speaks about an unpleasant odor,

for example.

And here, around,

there is this strange bitter soft odor.

One says that it comes

factory from cakes.

I always knew it.

It disturbs you?

At the end of one moment, one made there,

and one does not notice it even more.

It is not only coincidence.

- When one reads the book...

- There are mysterious passages. But only the true mystery

is that our lives

are controlled by deaths.

Good night.

the second key

is hidden in the cellar.


And here celebrates it ch?ur

Goes pensiero.


Third part...

of Nabucco de Giuseppe Made green.

My dear Marc brother...

As you know it, in New York,

I live an old building...

Excuse me, I want to go elsewhere.

"Via dei Bagni", with number 49.

What a strange odor!

This street empeste.





- A Problem?

- Not.

- You seek something?

- Not... Yes.

- I seek a book ancien.

- Of which book does it act?

Three Mothers...

Yes, Three Mothers.

It must be here,

just behind you.

Thank you.

This book is neither a fiction,

nor the fruit of my imagination.

It partly takes again

the newspaper which I discovered

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Dario Argento

Dario Argento (Italian: [ˈdaːrjo arˈdʒɛnto]; born 7 September 1940) is an Italian film director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his work in the horror film genre, particularly in the subgenre known as giallo, and for his influence on modern horror movies. more…

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