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EGLIMA STO KAVOURI aka THE RAPE KILLER

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December 11th, 2007, 11:25 pm #1

EGLIMA STO KAVOURI (Kostas Karagiannis, 1974) aka THE RAPE KILLER (US cinema), DEATH KISS (US video) and VAI KILLER (Italy cinema and video), a sleazy thriller involving murder, double-crossing and...rape! I finally got around to watching the budget DVD release, it's on Videoasia's TERROR TALES VOLUME 2 DVD along with Jamie Luk's DOCTOR VAMPIRE. It's passable for a VHS transfer, sadly it is the shortened version which is missing nudity as well as the complete ending. I used to have an Italian rental VHS which (I think) was complete but in Italian only, and barely watchable due to some mastering error.
Anyway, I am sure some of the other users around here can say alot more about this title..

Here is the locandina for it:
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December 12th, 2007, 2:04 am #2

It's a good film. Larry Daniels in one of his best roles.
I have the old tape from label REAL VIDEO (Italian version but vhs released in Germany).
No mastering error in my tape. 83 minutes and 12 seconds long.
Is your dvd release longer than this Italian version?

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December 12th, 2007, 8:24 am #3

I think the mastering error was only on the Italian tape. I don't have that tape anymore, and sadly I forgot the label as well the running time. The Videoasia DVD is taken from the cut US VHS from Prism Video and has a running time of 80 min's approx.
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December 31st, 2009, 7:07 pm #4

I got the Argentinian release of the movie:

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June 29th, 2012, 7:22 am #5

Miracles can happen. I thought I'd never see that Italian tape again, which I mentioned earlier in this thread. But it turns out I had sold it to a good friend of mine, and yesterday I got my old tape back (along with a SHITLOAD of other great tapes, but that's another story..)

It still had my handwritten note with the running time: 83m 48s. Here it is:

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June 29th, 2012, 10:48 am #6

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June 30th, 2012, 10:22 am #7

How's the Greek release on Hi-Tech video in terms of cut/uncut?
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June 21st, 2014, 10:00 pm #8

It is uncut.

Information about the film on IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0124348/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Now it's out on DVD in USA:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/THE-RAPE-KILLER ... 58abd946d5

I'm waiting for my copy - I hope this version could be uncut? It says: Runtime: 87 minutes
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July 29th, 2014, 5:01 pm #9

Does anyone know what the differences are between the US and original release of this? Missing scenes etc?
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July 30th, 2014, 10:49 pm #10

The film was played by EPSILON TV last week. I have the greek vhs so i didn't write it but i think i should, because the picture was great. As for duration i do not know, but all the times i have seen it never saw any difference, same here.
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