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Sex line kills and cosmetic thrills for the Neo Giallo feature ‘City Of Lust’ release info

We are so hyped to see that people are remembering how good giallo styled films can be. In the era of the throwback, flashback, or what ever the f**k you want to call it paying homage to this sub genre in horror is a must. That is the case with the film CITY OF LUST from director David A. Holcombe. It hits VOD and DVD this July 1st courtesy of Brain Damage so read more for the full release details along with the trailer and images.

Originally called YELLOW this noir styled “who dun it” erotic thriller looks to be a sleazy and busty good time. Intriguing story for a film made in the second city, CITY OF LUST is one you don’t want to miss! Here is the release.


On July 1st, Brain Damage Films will release the indie horror-thriller City of Lust (previously titled “Yellow”), an imaginative and intense film styled in homage to Giallo horror films from the 1970’s but set in the present.  DVD availability is set to include many retailers and websites including Amazon, as well as rental chains including Family Video.  VOD availability will include all major and minor cable/satellite operators and internet platforms.

Arianna is a young woman who moves to the city to escape a traumatic family life in the suburbs. She works as a cosmetologist and is showing early signs of formaldehyde poisoning. New to the city and lonely, she reaches out to a female sex line operator. They agree to meet and soon begin a volatile relationship. An altercation at work results in Arianna losing her job. Then, people in her life begin to turn up dead. With Arianna’s health, career, and new relationship all disintegrating before her eyes, how much longer can she, and those around her, survive?


City of Lust is a modern day Giallo film produced by Soft Cage Films, a not-for-profit art organization based out of Chicago.  World traveler and Writer/Director David A. Holcombe draws heavily from his serious involvement in both the Chicago film community as well as experimental theater.


The film uses many unconventional techniques and offers a claustrophobic atmosphere, sharp compositions, and radiant colors. City of Lust has been described by critics as being “smart, risk taking and edgy”.



Look for a review soon on City Of Lust but for now go make that 1-900 phone call!

City of Lust is directed by  David A. Holcombe and stars  NoraBestJeffrey BouthietteJack Bradsell and Heather Dorff. It is being released courtesy of Brain Damage Films. 



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