Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)

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AKA: Il tuo vizio è una stanza chiusa e solo io ne ho la chiave; Excite Me!; Gently Before She Dies; Eye of the Black Cat
Directed by: Sergio Martino
Starring: Anita Strindberg (Irina), Luigi Pistilli (Oliviero), Edwige Fenech (Floriana), Ivan Rassimov (Walter), Angela La Vorgna (Brenda)
Country: Italy; Effed Up European Cinema
Language: Italian; Effed Up Italian Movies
Runtime: 01:36:39
Genres: Killer, Girl-on-girl, Violence Against-Animals, Incest

Plot – Spoilers:
Loosely based on the Poe story, The Black Cat.

A degenerate writer Oliviero lives in a derelict manor with his wife, getting high on the decay that surrounds him. He clings to the memory of his dead countess-mother through her black cat. The cat is charming and snarls and wails in empty rooms with a passion that pleads – take an axe to me. Which is what the wife Irina would like to, only she’s too terrified of Oliviero’s cruelty to abandon her role of the long-suffering wife.

Oliviero is bitter, especially about youthful people, and considers them useful only for their sexual value. So he’s kind of happy when his niece comes over to stay with him. And she’s quite the kitten. Meanwhile, the bodies are falling. Oh, forgot to mention that. This is a ’70s giallo.

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March 18, 2023 5:06 pm

Didn’t like Edwige’s short wig.

Old Mother Hubbard
Old Mother Hubbard
February 24, 2023 12:34 am

It’s good. It’s 51 years old. It’s a little silly but the girls are gorgeous.

fred fat
fred fat
March 11, 2022 9:06 pm

had to stop watching after the singing – only thing of note was the guy was in for a few dollars more – now theres a movie

OJ not Simpson
OJ not Simpson
March 11, 2022 9:56 am

What a cool car, anybody knows which brand is that? Looked like an old Bugatti to me.

Bongleiv Børst
Bongleiv Børst
March 10, 2022 9:38 pm

Nice Some more giallo here ! 🙂 . Im pretty huge fan of the good giallo oldies and Sergio Martino has a few good ones. Seen Torso you have on this site the one first of him just found like ok .Not bad but neighter one i found a classic . This one thou i sure do..

Otherwise most all Dario Argento movies i like .Still kinda funny me and many i know got to like Argento in rumor he was like the king of Giallo almost …. Well only his movies from like 68-75 was so…. But of his giallo classics my fav has to be The Bird With The Crystal Plumage on his later NOT giallo then Suspiria , Phenomena & many more….

Ok enought about that . Know ya not take movie request here so ….
But happy to find a few good giallo`s here now ….