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"...one of the finest trilogies of terror features of all time" - DVDdrive-in.com

Edgar Allen Poe's ultimate orgy!

Three of Europe's finest filmmakers - Roger Vadim, Louis Malle and Federico Fellini - direct compelling remakes of Edgar Allan Poe stories. Louis Malle's take on "William Wilson" features Alain Delon as an officer troubled by a mysterious doppelganger; Roger Vadim's journey into supernatural erotica stars then-wife Jane Fonda as a manipulative vixen; while Frederico Felini's Toby Dammit sees Terence Stamp as a movie star stuck in the surreal purgatory of his own fame.

Review

"An irresistible and guilty pleasure, this anthology based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe is a rare opportunity to see three of the biggest names in 1960s European film direction working in the short form. The results are uneven, but so what? They're also plain outrageous. Roger Vadim's Metzengerstein stars real-life siblings Jane and Peter Fonda perversely cast as lovers. When the latter dies, Jane's character turns to a mysterious black stallion for companionship, the suggestion being that the dead man's spirit is within the horse. Both corny and vaguely lurid, this ghost tale is Vadim all the way. Louis Malle's William Wilson is an in-your-face take on Poe's classic doppelgänger fable, starring Alain Delon as a blackguard who gets his comeuppance from a nicer variation of himself. More craftsman-like than cinematically bold, the film displays the kind of crisp wit Malle didn't display often enough. Finally, Federico Fellini's Toby Dammit proves to be the most interesting piece in the trio, featuring Terence Stamp in a terrific performance as an actor at the end of his rope (the equivalent of Mastroianni's burned-out director in Fellini's ), who has come to Rome to star as Christ in a New Testament Western. Dense with Fellini's dreamy textures and iconic clutter, Toby Dammit is a fun experience. "--Tom Keogh
Release date NZ
December 7th, 2004
Length (Minutes)
117
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.78 : 1
Language
French
Subtitles
English
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 2.0
Studio
Genre
  • Horror
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
UPC
9322225028227
Product ID
1469475

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Comments: US Region 1 disk. Will play in Blu-ray player. Different cover image. HVE edition.

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