|release date||November 30 1974|
|starring||Robert Behling, Jane Ryall|
|tagline||The lucky ones simply got their brains blown out.|
SynopsisSet on the island of Mykonos. A young couple (Christopher and Celia) arrive on this quaint Greek Island for a winter break. They rent a house, and initially seem like ordinary, swinging thrill seekers, who enjoy having sex in a phone booth. But all of these rather innocent, initial impressions are shattered when Chris wanders outside one sunny morning, stumbles across a lost lamb, has sex with it, and then slaughters the poor creature with a handy knife!
How does one sell something known as “the most violent and perverse movie of all time”? What director Nico Mykonos did was make a red box with simply the title of his film “Island of Death”, and put the words “the movie censors don’t want you to see!” Automatically any gore hound is bound to be intrigued about finding out more about this film. I was no exception as I searched for more info about this film, but I found few reviews. I tried to buy it at a comic convention, but to drop $30 on a DVD was a little steep so I decided to wait and to my surprise I found it at Best Buy for $17.99. Best Buy of all places to find a movie that is banned in so many countries. So I decided to pick it up for shits and giggles, and while yes the film did have some perverse subjects, it was mostly for the time period that makes it disturbing. …Read More