Don't Torture a Duckling [Blu-ray/DVD] [2 Discs] [1972]

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Don't Torture a Duckling [Blu-ray/DVD] [2 Discs]  (Enhanced Widescreen for 16x9 TV)  (English/Italian)  1972 - Larger Front
  • Don't Torture a Duckling [Blu-ray/DVD] [2 Discs] (Enhanced Widescreen for 16x9 TV) (English/Italian) 1972
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Special Features

  • Giallo a la Campagna, a new video discussion with Mikel J. Koven, author of La Dolce Morte: Vernacular Cinema and the Italian Giallo Film
  • Hell is Already in Us, a new video essay by critic Kat Ellinger
  • Interviews with actor Florinda Bolkan, cinematographer Sergio D'Offizi, assistant editor Bruno Micheli and assistant makeup artist Maurizio Trani (Blu-ray only)
  • Lucio Fulci Remembers, a 1988 audio interview with the films' co-writer/director
  • New audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films


Don't Torture a Duckling
When several young boys are brutally murdered in a small southern Italian village, the superstitious locals react with ignorance and violence. All misfits are immediately suspected, such as big-city tart Barbara Bouchet, the local village idiot, and voodoo practitioner Florinda Bolkan, who is brutally murdered by the villagers in a startling and powerful scene. Cop Tomas Milian (Almost Human, Amistad) comes to investigate, and is rather curious about a young priest who censors the town's reading material to keep it free of corruption. The peculiar clergyman seems to envy the dead boys, who will never grow up to be corrupted. Milian soon becomes convinced that the priest wants to send the kids' souls to Heaven and feels guilt about desiring the boys sexually. ~ Robert Firsching, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Florinda Bolkan
    Florinda Bolkan - Maciara
  • Barbara Bouchet
    Barbara Bouchet - Patrizia
  • Tomas Milian
    Tomas Milian - Andrea
  • Irene Papas
    Irene Papas
  • Marc Porel
    Marc Porel
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