Twist And Shout

In a genre known for it's castles, crypts and candelabras, Italian Gothic also embraced themes of violence, madness and sexual deviance. With these 4 films, those impulses dare to go even deeper: In 1964's THE MONSTER OF THE OPERA, director Renato Polselli and screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi craft a surreal erotic shocker set within a contemporary dance troupe. Perhaps the genre's rarest film, the berserk supernatural narrative of 1965's THE SEVENTH GRAVE also makes it among the strangest. For 1970's SCREAM OF THE DEMON LOVER, director José Luis Merino gathers classic traditions, then strips them naked and ties them to a torture rack. And 1971's LADY FRANKENSTEIN delivers iconic EuroCult talent on both sides of the camera for one of the most luridly entertaining shockers of the decade. The films in this collection are now fully restored from their original negatives, with 12+ collective hours of Special Features.THE MONSTER OF THE OPERACommentary With Kat EllingerInterview With Ernesto GastaldiInterview With Mark Thompson-AshworthArchival Audio Interview With Renato PolselliTHE SEVENTH GRAVECommentary With Rachael NisbetInterview With Fabio MelelliVideo Essay By Rachel KnightleySCREAM OF THE DEMON LOVERCommentary With Rod Barnett & Robert MonellInterview With Erna SchurerVideo Essay By Stephen ThrowerLADY FRANKENSTEINCommentary With Kat Ellinger & Annie Rose MalametCommentary With Alan Jones & Kim NewmanFeaturette With Rosalba Neri & Fabio MelelliPiecing Together LADY FRANKENSTEINDocumentary Short On Mel WellesGerman TV DocumentaryClothed Insert ShotsVideo Short Illustrating BBFC Censorship CutsItalian Opening CreditsItalian LADY FRANKENSTEIN Photo NovelAnd More!
In a genre known for it's castles, crypts and candelabras, Italian Gothic also embraced themes of violence, madness and sexual deviance. With these 4 films, those impulses dare to go even deeper: In 1964's THE MONSTER OF THE OPERA, director Renato Polselli and screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi craft a surreal erotic shocker set within a contemporary dance troupe. Perhaps the genre's rarest film, the berserk supernatural narrative of 1965's THE SEVENTH GRAVE also makes it among the strangest. For 1970's SCREAM OF THE DEMON LOVER, director José Luis Merino gathers classic traditions, then strips them naked and ties them to a torture rack. And 1971's LADY FRANKENSTEIN delivers iconic EuroCult talent on both sides of the camera for one of the most luridly entertaining shockers of the decade. The films in this collection are now fully restored from their original negatives, with 12+ collective hours of Special Features.THE MONSTER OF THE OPERACommentary With Kat EllingerInterview With Ernesto GastaldiInterview With Mark Thompson-AshworthArchival Audio Interview With Renato PolselliTHE SEVENTH GRAVECommentary With Rachael NisbetInterview With Fabio MelelliVideo Essay By Rachel KnightleySCREAM OF THE DEMON LOVERCommentary With Rod Barnett & Robert MonellInterview With Erna SchurerVideo Essay By Stephen ThrowerLADY FRANKENSTEINCommentary With Kat Ellinger & Annie Rose MalametCommentary With Alan Jones & Kim NewmanFeaturette With Rosalba Neri & Fabio MelelliPiecing Together LADY FRANKENSTEINDocumentary Short On Mel WellesGerman TV DocumentaryClothed Insert ShotsVideo Short Illustrating BBFC Censorship CutsItalian Opening CreditsItalian LADY FRANKENSTEIN Photo NovelAnd More!
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Format: Blu-Ray
Label: SEVERIN
Rel. Date: 05/30/2023
UPC: 760137125341

Danza Macabra Volume One: The Italian Gothic (4pc)
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In a genre known for it's castles, crypts and candelabras, Italian Gothic also embraced themes of violence, madness and sexual deviance. With these 4 films, those impulses dare to go even deeper: In 1964's THE MONSTER OF THE OPERA, director Renato Polselli and screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi craft a surreal erotic shocker set within a contemporary dance troupe. Perhaps the genre's rarest film, the berserk supernatural narrative of 1965's THE SEVENTH GRAVE also makes it among the strangest. For 1970's SCREAM OF THE DEMON LOVER, director José Luis Merino gathers classic traditions, then strips them naked and ties them to a torture rack. And 1971's LADY FRANKENSTEIN delivers iconic EuroCult talent on both sides of the camera for one of the most luridly entertaining shockers of the decade. The films in this collection are now fully restored from their original negatives, with 12+ collective hours of Special Features.THE MONSTER OF THE OPERACommentary With Kat EllingerInterview With Ernesto GastaldiInterview With Mark Thompson-AshworthArchival Audio Interview With Renato PolselliTHE SEVENTH GRAVECommentary With Rachael NisbetInterview With Fabio MelelliVideo Essay By Rachel KnightleySCREAM OF THE DEMON LOVERCommentary With Rod Barnett & Robert MonellInterview With Erna SchurerVideo Essay By Stephen ThrowerLADY FRANKENSTEINCommentary With Kat Ellinger & Annie Rose MalametCommentary With Alan Jones & Kim NewmanFeaturette With Rosalba Neri & Fabio MelelliPiecing Together LADY FRANKENSTEINDocumentary Short On Mel WellesGerman TV DocumentaryClothed Insert ShotsVideo Short Illustrating BBFC Censorship CutsItalian Opening CreditsItalian LADY FRANKENSTEIN Photo NovelAnd More!
        
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