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Arrow Video continues its exploration of Italian cult cinema with this volume of Giallo Essentials, bringing together three more suspense-filled exemplars of the genre!

In Massimo Dallamano’s What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974), hot-headed Inspector Silvestri (Claudio Cassinelli, The Suspicious Death of a Minor) and rookie Assistant District Attorney Vittoria Stori (Giovanna Ralli, Cold Eyes of Fear) investigate the apparent suicide of a teenage girl, leading them to a sordid prostitution ring whose abusers occupy the highest echelons of Italian society. Sergio Martino’s Torso (1973) helped lay the groundwork for the American Slasher Movie: when a ruthless killer begins to target the female university students of Perugia, Jane (Suzy Kendall, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage) and her friends flee for the peace of the countryside, only to discover that the threat isn’t far behind. Andrea Bianchi’s Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975) delivers depravity in droves as ambitious photographer Magda (Edwige Fenech, Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key) and her on-off boyfriend, love rat Carlo (Nino Castelnuovo, The English Patient), team up to solve the spate of highly sexualized murders that are rocking a prestigious Milanese fashion house.

Featuring grisly murders, amateur sleuths and motorcycle-riding maniacs, these iconic gialli are restored in 2K from their original negatives and are presented alongside a raft of juicy extras!

2K restorations from the original camera negatives of What Have They Done to Your Daughters?, Torso and Strip Nude for Your Killer
High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of each film
Two versions of Torso, the original 94-minute Italian cut and 90-minute English cut
Original lossless mono Italian and English soundtracks*
English subtitles for the Italian soundtracks
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtracks
Rigid box packaging with newly designed artwork by Haunt Love in a windowed Giallo Essentials Collection slipcover
Reversible sleeves for each film featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Adam Rabalais and Graham Humphreys

Audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films
Video essay by Kat Ellinger, author and editor-in-chief of Diabolique Magazine
Eternal Melody, an interview with composer Stelvio Cipriani
Dallamano’s Touch, an interview with editor Antonio Siciliano
Unused hardcore footage shot for the film by Massimo Dallamano
Alternate English opening titles
Italian theatrical trailer
Image gallery

Audio commentary by Kat Ellinger, author of All the Colours of Sergio Martino
Video interview with co-writer/director Sergio Martino
Video interview with actor Luc Merenda
Video interview with co-writer Ernesto Gastaldi
Video interview with filmmaker Federica Martino, daughter of Sergio Martino
2017 Abertoir International Horror Festival Q&A with Sergio Martino
Video interview with Mikel J. Koven, author of La Dolce Morte: Vernacular Cinema and the Italian Giallo Film
Option to view the film with the rare alternate US opening title sequence
Italian and English theatrical trailers

Audio commentary by’s Adrian J. Smith and David Flint
Sex and Death with a Smile, a video essay by author and critic Kat Ellinger on giallo and sex comedy icon Edwige Fenech
A Good Man for the Murders, an archival video interview with actor Nino Castelnuevo
The Blonde Salamander, a video interview with actress Erna Schurer
The Art of Helping, a video interview with assistant director Daniele Sangiorgi
Jack of All Trades, a video interview with actor and production manager Tino Polenghi
Two versions of the opening scene: tinted and untinted viewing options
Original Italian and English theatrical trailers
Image gallery

*The English audio track on the original, longer cut of Torso has some portions of English audio missing. English audio for these sections was either never recorded or has been lost. As such, these sequences are presented with Italian audio, subtitled in English.


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