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EAN-130760137141181   EAN-13 barcode 0760137141181
UPC-A760137141181   UPC-A barcode 760137141181
Product NameCase of the Scorpion's Tail
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie / TV
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B07CPC38ZB
Price New24.01 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used27.68 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Run Time90 minutes
CastAlberto De Mendoza, Anita Strindberg, George Hilton
GenreForeign Films
Run Time90 minutes
Width5.25 inches    (convert)
Height0.7 inches    (convert)
Length6.75 inches    (convert)
Weight25 hundredths pounds    (convert)
BindingBlu-ray
FormatAnamorphic, Digital Sound, NTSC, Widescreen
Run Time90 minutes
FeaturesShrink-wrapped
Long DescriptionOne of the major consequences of Western Europe s post-war Economic Miracle was the proliferation of international travel. Eager to tap into audiences desire to experience the glamor of the jet set lifestyle, the popular filmmakers of the day rushed to make the most of the exotic locales at their disposal. Arguably no other giallo captured this trend as vividly as The Case of the Scorpion s Tail. The film begins in London, where Lisa Baumer (Evelyn Stewart, The Psychic) learns that her husband has died in a freak plane accident. Summoned to Athens to collect his generous life insurance policy, she soon discovers that others besides herself are keen to get their hands on the money and are willing to kill for it. Meanwhile, private detective Peter Lynch (George Hilton, The Strange Vice of Mrs Wardh) arrives to investigate irregularities in the insurance claim. Teaming up with a beautiful reporter, Cléo Dupont (Anita Strindberg, Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key), Lynch resolves to unearth the truth... before he too ends up on the wrong end of the murderer s straight razor. The second giallo by genre master Sergio Martino (Torso, The Suspicious Death of a Minor), The Case of the Scorpion s Tail combines stunning views of Athens and the Greek coastline with brutal bursts of violence, a typically tangled script by Ernesto Gastaldi (Death Walks on High Heels), and a cast overflowing with Euro cult talent, including Alberto de Mendoza (A Lizard in a Woman s Skin), Janine Reynaud (Jess Franco s Succubus) and Luigi Pistilli (A Bay of Blood). SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS Brand new 4K restoration of the film from the original camera negative High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation Original lossless mono Italian and English soundtracks Newly translated English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack Audio commentary with writer Ernesto Gastaldi, moderated by filmmaker Federico Caddeo (in Italian with English subtitles) New interview with star George Hilton New interview with director Sergio Martino New analysis Sergio Martino s films by Mikel J. Koven, author of La Dolce Morte: Vernacular Cinema and the Italian Giallo Film New video essay by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films Theatrical trailer Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Chris Malbon FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Rachael Nisbet and Howard Hughes, and a biography of star Anita Strindberg by Peter Jilmstad
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