A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.
Simona Sana is a young pathologist whom works in a morgue in Rome, Italy which gets with with a wave of violent suicides which are attributed to a summer heat wave. Driven to exhaustion from the intense heat and the long hours worked, Simona struggles to complete her college theses about natural deaths when one suicide victim is brought in the morgue in which a young Catholic priest named Paul Lenox who identifies the corpse as his sister, but that did not commit suicide, but was murdered and set up to look like a suicide. Simona teams up with Father Lenox to solve the mystery and stay one step ahead of a mysterious killer who now begins to stalk her when Simona gets a little too close to the truth of the suicides.
When the city of Rome is rocked by a wave of violent suicides, a young forensic pathologist (Mimsy Farmer of Four Flies On Grey Velvet)), wracked by hallucinations of the living dead, and a priest (Barry Primus of New York, New York), running from his dark past, begin an investigation. Together they uncover a deadly secret...and a chilling slab of unspeakable horror.
Directed by Armando Crispino (The Dead Are Alive) and featuring a sinister score by Ennio Morricone (The Bird With The Crystal Plumage), this Euro Horror classic was cut by over 15 minutes upon its 1975 American release. Now Autopsy has been restored from original negative materials and presented uncut and uncensored.