It’s nothing more soothing than some lesbian love when you’ve just been frightened by a bunch of scorpions. That’s right, I’ve been watching Italian b-movies again…
Director: Romano Scavolini
Stars: Ida Galli, Ivan Rassimov, Luigi Pistilli
Distributor: Camera Obscura
Runtime: 89 mins
BLU RAY REGION B
“I’ve had enough masquerade for one day. Even hypocrisy is better than this dirty carnival”
The traumatized Marialé lives her life sedated and isolated in a big castle together with her trigger-happy husband and an evil butler. She finally manages to call for her friends to join her in a decadent party that turns into an orgy of death and decay.
Another angle of the Giallo genre. It’s an inventive combination of surrealism and gothic horror mixed with your usual “whodunnit”. The stretched out surreal and decadent masquerade is both a social commentary and a playful cinematic experience. The plot is as stupid as always, but who cares? I love how the start and the ending is tied together. Worth a watch, and a great combo with beer! Cheers!