year 10,000 tourists visit Ocean Beach.
This summer Ocean Beach has attracted Something
original Italian title: TENTACOLI
G Assonitis (as Oliver Hellman)
starring: John Huston · Bo Hopkins · Delia Boccardo · Shelly Winters
· Alan Byd · Claude Akins · Henry Fonda
people start disappearing at a small seaside resort town (especially
babies and small children along oceanside), a newspaper reporter named
Ned Turner (John Huston) becomes suspicious. He initially thinks it
has something to do with an underwater construction project conducted
by Trojan Enterprises, a company run by Mr. Whitehead (Henry Fonda).
As Turner digs deeper, he begins to suspect there's something more sinister
going on. His theory is supported by marine expert Will Gleason (Bo
Hopkins) who claims to have proof of a giant (hungry) octopus in the
course it's a ripoff of Jaws. But this Italian-made creature-feature
is a nice way to spend a summer afternoon. An impressive cast of quality
actors seem to be having a good time with the heavy lifting, but the
Italian performers have all the best scenes. Delia Boccardo - doing
her best Heather Graham - plays Vicky Gleason. She is best known
for her performance in WILD
and her debut THREE
GUNMEN AGAINST CESARE.
production in English language; widescreen format, uncut (104 minutes),
DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC WORLD FORMAT; extras include original