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Halloween reviews special: Death Laid an Egg

Although I would consider Death Laid an Egg absolutely essential viewing for anyone with an interest in gialli, the problematic nature of this DVD’s presentation makes it difficult to recommend, particularly given the high price tag. Unfortunately, it seems to be the best we’re going to get for the time being, since the usual rights issues would appear to be preventing a wider release.

What would you get if David Cronenberg, Jean-Luc Godard and Nicolas Roeg got together to make a giallo? Answer: Death Laid an Egg. I’ve reviewed the R2 Japanese DVD of this bafflingly weird 1968 offering.

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at 12:35 PM | Comments: 2
Categories: Cinema | DVD | Gialli | Halloween | Reviews




It seems you've linked the post to the wrong review over at DVD times.

Posted by: Anon, November 2, 2006 8:50 PM


Oops! Thanks!

Posted by: Whiggles, November 2, 2006 9:11 PM

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