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Arrow Video To Release Irish Set Giallo THE IGUANA WITH THE TONGUE OF FIRE On Blu-Ray & Vinyl

The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire
Riccardo Freda's thriller is coming to blu-ray and soundtrack vinyl in April.


The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire




Riccardo Freda's 1971 thriller The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire holds the distinction of being the only giallo set in Ireland. Luigi Pistilli stars as a former cop with a troubled past brought in to solve a series of killings in Dublin carried out by a knife-wielding maniac.

Arrow Video are releasing The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire on blu-ray in a new 2K restoration on April 8th. The soundtrack by Stelvio Cipriani will also be released on limited edition purple vinyl.

Special features include a new audio commentary by giallo connoisseurs Adrian J. Smith and David Flint; a newly filmed video appreciation by cultural critic and academic Richard Dyer; an appreciation of composer Stelvio Cipriani by DJ and soundtrack collector Lovely Jon; a new interview with assistant editor Bruno Micheli; a career-spanning interview with actress Dagmar Lassander; and a collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film by Andreas Ehrenreich.

Check out the film's trailer and the vinyl artwork below.



The official synopsis reads:

Set in Dublin (a rather surprising giallo location), Iguana opens audaciously with an acid-throwing, razor-wielding maniac brutally slaying a woman in her own home. The victim’s mangled corpse is discovered in a limousine owned by Swiss Ambassador Sobiesky (Anton Diffring, Where Eagles Dare) and a police investigation is launched, but when the murdering continues and the ambassador claims diplomatic immunity, tough ex-cop John Norton (Luigi Pistilli, A Bay of Blood) is brought in to find the killer…


The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire

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