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Savage Three (1975)
Rating: 18
Director: Vittorio Salerno
Joe Dallesandro
Enrico Maria Salerno
Martine Brochard
Country: Italy

Label: Camera Obscura

Current Stock: 2
Price: £28.00

Brief Synopsis/Write-up:

What in the eyes of datacenter employee Ovidio begins as a seemingly harmless experiment with rats soon escalates more and more into unimaginable excesses of violence. Be it in the Juventus soccer stadium or the streets and squares of Turin – nobody seems to be safe from Ovidio and his two friends Giacomo and Peppe. On their hunt for the ultimate thrill, the savage three try to escape the dreariness of their everyday lives. Only the already tired and maimed commissioner Santagà instinctively anticipates the destructive urge dwelling inside Ovidio. A psychologically unfathomable game ensues between the two – until the bitter end...

As one of the most unusual polizieschi of all times, Fango Bollente is at the same time an orgy of uninhibited violence and sex as well as a social and psychological study. Director Vittorio Salerno unleashes pop-art icon Joe Dallesandro, accompanied by wild progressive rock, upon the Turinese. Fango Bollente is an extremely brutal film which nevertheless manages to unfurl in a subtle and detailed fashion the atmosphere and background of Italy’s “Years of Lead”. One of the highlights of the genre that is still highly topical.


Format: DVD
Region/TV Standard: Region 2 / PAL
Language: Italian
Subtitles: English, German
Running Time: 81 mins
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Case Type: Digipack with slipsleeve

Extra Features:
Featurette* 'The Savage One' featuring Actor Joe Dallessandro
Featurette** 'Rat Eat Rat' featuring Director and Writer Vittorio Salerno and Actress Martine Brochard
Audio Commentary*** by Film Experts Pelle Felsch and Christian Keßler

Liner Notes (German/English) by Robert Zion

* English w/ optional German subtitles;
** Italian w/ optional German and English subtitles
*** German w/ optional English subtitles

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