Monday, 1 July, 2013
We’re back, doing what we do best, discussing cult Italian murder-mystery cinema. In this much anticipated (well, by us at any rate) return episode co-hosts Lee Howard and Michael Mackenzie ‘come home’ by taking an in-depth look at the Oscar-winning, satirical crime-drama INVESTIGATION OF A CITIZEN ABOVE SUSPICION (1970) directed by Elio Petri and Lucio Fulci’s hallucinatory and erotically charged giallo A LIZARD IN A WOMAN’S SKIN (1971), both of which star Brazilian beauty Florinda Bolkan.
We also take a brief pause to highlight what new releases have caught our attention in the first six months of 2013 as well as casting an eye over a selection of recent BD/DVD purchases.
The audio and music sampled in this episode is taken from INVESTIGATION OF A CITIZEN ABOVE SUSPICION and A LIZARD IN A WOMAN’S SKIN. Both scored by Ennio Morricone with orchestration by Bruno Nicolai.
The article by Gino Moliterno about INVESTIGATION OF A CITIZEN ABOVE SUSPICION referred to on the show can be accessed here.
The two highly recommended books we reference during our discussions are: