Island of Death (1976)

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AKA: Ta paidia tou Diavolou; Devils in Mykonos; Killing Daylight; Cruel Destination; Island of Perversion; A Craving For Lust
Directed by: Nico Mastorakis
Starring: Robert Behling (Christopher), Jane Lyle (Celia), Nikos Tsachiridis (Shepherd), Jessica Dublin (Mature woman)
Country: Greek, European Cinema
Language: English
Runtime: 01:45:59
Genres: Serial Killers, Rape-Sexual-Violence against Men, Rape-Sexual-Violence against Women, Violence Against-Relationships with Animals, Snuff, Gay, Gruesome, Pissing, Incest

Plot – Spoilers:
Celia and Christopher are a couple holidaying in Mykonos. Christopher appears insanely jealous and crucifies a man just for eyeing Celia. But it soon emerges that the two have been on a killing spree and landed on the Greek island while on the run. The murders don’t abate as the couple find justifiable reasons to kill pretty much everyone they meet.

Some of the killings aren’t explicit and the gore and effects is often implied rather than shown. But that’s forgivable because of the sheer number of perversions and effed up scenarios the couple create and find themselves in.

2 thoughts on “Island of Death (1976)

  • June 13, 2020 at 10:46 am
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    Very controversial in its day so much so that the uncut version is still banned in many countries, so much thanks to the people at EUM for showing it. This director went on to make The Zero Boys a few years later, a much milder film but still very good. ( not a request ). Very appreciative of all your work to posting these rare movies. Cheers.

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  • August 8, 2020 at 10:47 pm
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    Watchable but I think time has taken some of its notoriety away from it – but it was a ‘nasty’ back in its day.

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