Welcome back Trashsters! In Episode 3 we dig into the bloody world of giallo film by examining three films: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970); Bay of Blood(1971); and The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears (2013).
Intro Music: Ennio Morricone - "Fraseggio Senza Strutturra (Alternate Version)"from the soundtrack to the filmThe Bird with the Crystal Plumage.
Musical Interlude: Ennio Morricone - "Plume Di Cristallo theme" from the soundtrack to the film The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
00:00 - 27:00 - Katie and Sarah open with a brief discussion of some of the overarching aspects of giallo as genre. In this section, Katie recommends the YouTube videos: “The A to Z of Giallo Cliches”; “How to Spot a Giallo film” and the book La Dolce Morte: Vernacular Cinema and the Italian Giallo Film by Mikel Koven. They then transition to a conversation of the film The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, directed by Dario Argento, starring: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno, Eva Renzi, and Umberto Raho.
Musical interlude: Stelvio Cipriani from the soundtrack for the film Bay of Blood
27:00 - 40:00 - Katie and Sarah continue the conversation with Bay of Blood, directed by Mario Bava, starring: Isa Miranda, Giovanni Nuvoletti, Brigitte Skay, Robert Bonanni, Paolo Monenero, Guido Boccaccini, Laura Betti, Claudio Camaso, Anna Maria Rosati, Chris Avram, Claudine Auger, and Luigi Pistilli
Musical Interlude: Nico Fidenco - “My Boundless”
40:00 - 1:04 - Katie and Sarah close the episode discussing 2013’s The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears,directed by Hélène Cattet; Bruno Forzani and starring: Klaus Tange, Jean Michel Vovk, Ursula Bedena, Sylvia Camarda, Anna D’Annunzio, Sam Louqyck, Joe Koener, and Birgit Yew.
Outro Music: Nora Orlandi-"Dies Irae" (from the film The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (1971))
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