A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (Italian: Una lucertola con la pelle di donna; released as Schizoid in the US) is a 1971 Italian giallo film directed by Lucio Fulci. Set in London, the film follows Carol Hammond (Florinda Bolkan), the daughter of a respected politician, who experiences a series of vivid, psychedelic nightmares consisting of depraved sex orgies and LSD use. In the dream she commits a graphic murder and awakes to a real life criminal investigation into the murder of her neighbour.
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