I think it’s time for The Case Of The Bloody Iris blu-ray review. This is another Italian giallo, this one’s from director Anthony Ascott and stars Edwige Fenech. It released on blu-ray in the UK back in November 2018 by Shameless Film and is still widely available. Should you give this one a look? Let’s answer that question right now.
- The Case Of The Bloody Iris (1972)
- Genre: Giallo
- Directed by Anthony Ascott
- UK Rating 18
- Discs: 1
- Released By Shameless Films
- Blu-ray Released: 19 November 2018
Model Jennifer Langsbury (Edwige Fenech) and her friend move into a high-rise apartment block in which there has been a spate of murders.
Style / Direction
The film was directed by Anthony Ascott whilst Stelvio Massi handled the cinematography. It’s a well shot movie and one that’s above average from the giallo genre.
Music / Audio Effects
The music is provided by Bruno Nicolai.
Acting / Characters
Sold acting for the most part with Edwige Fenech delivering the film’s best performance.
- Edwige Fenech as Jennifer Langsbury
- George Hilton as Andrea Antinori
- Paola Quattrini as Marilyn Ricci
- Annabella Incontrera as Sheila Heindricks
- George Rigaud as Professor Isaacs
- Giampiero Albertini as Commissioner Enci
- Franco Agostini as Assistant Commissioner Renzi
- Oreste Lionello as Arthur, the Photographer
- Ben Carrá as Arthur
- Carla Brait as Mizar Harrington
Conclusion: The Case Of The Bloody Iris (1972) Film Review
The Case Of The Bloody Iris is an above average giallo that has a bit of style to it. Edwige Fenech does a good job of leading the film. Expect plenty of murders and nudity.
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Conclusion: The Case Of The Bloody Iris Blu-ray Review
There no issues with the picture quality as its undergone a 2k restoration and now looks fabulous. On the extras side there are two interviews, one with actor George Hilton and the other is with actress Paola Quattrini. Both are in Italian and have subtitles.
- George Hilton Interview (21 mins)
- Paola Quattrini Interview (12 mins)
Popcorn Cinema Rating:
The Case Of The Bloody Iris (1972)
MOVIE RATING: WELL WORTH WATCHING
BLU-RAY PICTURE: EXCELLENT
EXTRAS: VERY GOOD
POPCORN CINEMA: RECOMMENDED
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The Case Of The Bloody Iris (1972) Film Trailer
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Summary: The Case Of The Bloody Iris (1972) Blu-ray Review
Movie title: The Case Of The Bloody Iris (1972)
Duration: 95 mins
Director(s): Anthony Ascott
Actor(s): Edwige Fenech, George Hilton, Paola Quattrini, Annabella Incontrera, George Rigaud, Giampiero Albertini, Franco Agostini, Oreste Lionello, Ben Carrá, Carla Brait
- Movie Rating
- Blu-ray Picture Rating
A stylish above average giallo
- Edwige Fenech
- 2k Restoration
- Interesting Extras