Confessions of a Psycho Cat

Confessions of a Psycho Cat

Eileen Lord
 Cast: Eileen Lord
Eileen Lord
, Jake LaMotta
Jake LaMotta
, Ed Brandt
Ed Brandt
, Dick Lord
Dick Lord

DVD (Black & White / Dolby 5.1 / Mono)

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This disjointed exploitation "roughie" take on The Most Dangerous Game has earned a small legion of admirers due to its disorienting plotting and construction, as well as the stunt casting of a dissolute Jake La Motta as one of the targets of Virginia's deranged "hunts." A fair amount of aggressive sex and violence is also a selling point, although the prurient material seems to have been added after the film's completion (there's no saying which of the directors -- Herb Stanley or Eve -- is responsible for which part of the film, as nothing is known about either of these undoubtedly pseudonymous personalities). The exaggerated camera angles, haphazard editing, and truly grotesque performances (especially La Motta and Eileen Lord as the Psycho Cat herself) make for a memorably bizarre viewing experience, which is made all the more perverse by the loopy manhunt story line and the characters' cut-rate psychological motivation. For fans of extreme exploitation, Confessions of a Psycho Cat delivers the kinky goods. According to exploitation historian Bill Landis, the film made the rounds in New York's 42nd Street theaters for over a decade after its initial release. The Something Weird Video and Image Entertainment DVD provides considerable bang for the buyer's buck. The digitally remastered print and original trailer are accompanied by a second grindhouse feature, 1965's Hot Blooded Woman, as well as a wealth of sexploitation trailers and a bleak short feature, Preface to a Life, starring Don Murray as a slowly unraveling small-town citizen.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/25/2019
UPC: 0014381079920
Original Release: 1968
Rating: NR
Source: Rlj Entertainment
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [B&W]
Sound: [Dolby Digital, monaural]
Time: 1:09:00
Sales rank: 35,949

Special Features

Digitally remastered; Original theatrical trailer; Bad Girl sexploitation trailers for "Bad Girls Don't Cry," "Come Play With Me," "Fuego," "In Hot Blood," "Olga's House of Shame," "Ride the Wild Pink Horse," "Spoiled Rotten," "Stefania," and "Submission"; Archival short subject: Mental Illness eats away small-town U.S.A. and turns Don Murray ["Bus Stop"] into a woman-hating semi-psycho in 1950's grim 28-minute preface to a life; Extra added attraction: a go-go girl goes nuts after she's sent to the loony bin for trying to kill her cheating hubby and stripping to shock a shrink in Dale Berry's deranged 68-minute 1965 skin-and-sleaze fest, "Hot-Blooded Woman"; Gallery of sexploitation art; Sexploitation radio-spot rarities

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Selections
1. Main Title; Shindig [3:51]
2. Drug Run [7:18]
3. The Rules of the Game [8:25]
4. An Actor, A Wrestler & Buddy [5:15]
5. The Final Curtain [15:02]
6. Down for the Count [14:36]
7. One Last Jag [7:59]
8. Unhinged [6:44]
0. Scene Selections
1. Main Title: Hobo Hanky-Panky [8:35]
2. Digging Up the Dirt [10:23]
3. Hot Blooded Woman [7:45]
4. Carpet Crawling [6:35]
5. Ruby's Routine [6:59]
6. Honeybox 4698 [10:01]
7. Nutty as a Fruitcake [7:32]
8. On the Lam [10:58]

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