YOUR VICE IS A LOCKED ROOM AND ONLY I HAVE THE KEY

  • Release Date: 5th April 2016
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Starring: Luigi Pistilli, Edwige Fenech, Anita Strindberg
  • Directed By: Sergio Martino
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Loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tale “The Black Cat”, Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key, from director Sergio Martino (Torso), weaves the key motifs from Poe’s gothic yarn into one of the most sensual films from the Golden era of giallo.

Luigi Pistil (Milano Calibre 9, A Bay of Blood) plays writer Oliviero, an abrasive drunk who amuses himself by holding drunken orgies at his grand country manor – much to the displeasure of his long-suffering wife (Anita Strindberg). But this decadence is soon rocked by a series of grisly murders, in which Oliviero finds himself implicated.

Notable for giving screen starlet Edwige Fenech her first “bad girl” role, Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key, with its many unexpected twists and turns, is just as bewitching as its title would suggest.

Reviews

"Incorporates everything I love about the black gloved killers and J&B scotch bottles subgenre, from its smarmy protagonist, requisite brutality, gorgeous women, and a twisty narrative that's difficult to nail down."
- Dread Central

"One of the best gialli ever made and a must-see for Euro-cult admirers."
- Rare Cult Cinema

"If giallo flicks are your thing, then this is an absolutely essential purchase!"
- Horrorview

Contents

Brand new 2K restoration of the film from the original camera negative
High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
Original Italian and English soundtracks in lossless DTS-HD Master Audio
English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack
Unveiling the Vice – making-of retrospective featuring interviews with Martino, star Fenech and screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi
Through the Keyhole – a brand new interview with director Sergio Martino
Dolls of Flesh and Blood: The Gialli of Sergio Martino – a visual essay by Michael Mackenzie exploring the director’s unique contributions to the giallo genre
The Strange Vices of Ms. Fenech – film historian Justin Harries on the Your Vice actress’ prolific career
Eli Roth on Your Vice and the genius of Martino
Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Matthew Griffin

SRP: $29.95

  • Details

    • Region: A/B
    • Rating: NR
    • Cat No: AV025
    • Duration: 96 mins
    • Language: English/Italian
    • Subtitles: English SDH/English
    • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
    • Audio: Mono
    • Discs: 1
    • Color