story deals with a number of people who check into a hotel for a funeral
and the reading of a will. Nobody seems too broken-up over the death of
the patriarch; rather, they engage in a non-stop party of drinking and
fucking (which is a quite sordid since most of them are related). Then,
after everyone has settled into a stupor, the first murder occurs. The
police show up, do a bit of investigating and tell the guests not to leave
the hotel. This is arguably bad advice which allows the killer to strike
again. And again.
(sometimes operating under the alias Berwary Ross or D. Brownson) would
helm 10 motions pictures during Italy's Golden Period in the (1965-85).
He is known for the Spaghetti Western Matalo (1970) but he will
always be remembered for delivering THE
NUDE PRINCESS and the over-the-top Nazi atrocity film LAST
ORGY OF THE THIRD REICH. This movie - THE KILLING
OF THE FLESH - would be his final film, a capper to his increasingly
sleazy career. It was his only Giallo. Mr Canevari died from natural causes
in October 2012 at age 85.
This was considered
the breakout movie for beautiful starlet Moana Pozzi, she followed it
GAMES [Provocazione] before moving into Adult films. Ms Pozzi
appeared in 58 movies between 1980-94. She used her fame to launch a Italian
political party (The Love Party) in 1988 to fight for the legalization
of brothels, love parks and better sex education. The Love Party
also succeeded in placing porn star Cicciolina in the Italian House of
Representatives for two terms. Moana Pozzi died in September 1994 from
liver cancer. She was 33 years old.
Italian film with English subtitles; widescreen format (16:9), totally
uncut version (83 minutes), DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC WORLD FORMAT.
Extras include trailers.
for Mature Audiences