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Smile Before Death

aka Il sorriso della iena

  • Year:1972
  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Genre: Horror, Thriller
  • Director: Silvio Amadio
  • Length: 89 min
  • IMDb rating: Smile Before Death (1972) on IMDb
Poster of Smile Before Death

Selected disc options for Smile Before Death

Extras
Arrow box art
Arrow BD-A/US 2022
Cineploit Records box art
Cineploit Records BD-ALL/DE 2022
Audio Commentary by Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thompson has extra
Introduction by Christian Kessler (9:06) has extra
Smile of the Hyena - Interview with Stefano Amadio (Son of Director Silvio Amadio) (23:24) has extra
Interview with Actress Jenny Tamburi (1995, 47:31) has extra
Alternate English Opening Title Sequence and End Credits (2:16) has extra
Extended Nude Scenes (3:15) has extra
Stills Gallery [Arrow] has extra
Stills Gallery [Cineploit] (1:25) has extra
Soundtrack (66:05) has extra

Notes

  • Arrow’s Blu-ray contains a 24-page booklet with writing by Rachael Nisbet (“The Artifice of Image: Distorted Realities in Silvio Amadio’s ‘Smile Before Death’”). It is included in the “Giallo Essentials - Black Edition” box set with The Weapon, the Hour, the Motive (1972) and The Killer Reserved Nine Seats (1974).
  • Cineploit Records’ Blu-ray is available in 4 Mediabook editions, each containing a 28-page booklet with writing by Udo Rotenburg (in German and English); and a double-sided fold-out poster.

Ultimate Edition

Combine the best digital presentation with a selection of choice extras for the ultimate edition.

  • Smile of the Hyena (23:24)
Presentation Arrow BD 2022
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 35.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
      • Length:1:28:17.417
      • File size: 23.30 GiB
      • Notes: Itailian Title
    • File 2
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 34.57 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
      • Length:1:28:17.417
      • File size: 23.23 GiB
      • Notes: English Title
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English LPCM 1.0
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 768 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
    • File 2
      • Language: Italian LPCM 1.0
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1152 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
  • Subtitles
    • English
    • English SDH
Cineploit Records BD 2022
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p
      • Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
      • Notes: Italian Title
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
    • File 2
      • Language: Italian DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
  • Subtitles
    • English
    • German
Extras Audio Commentary by Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thompson Arrow BD
Introduction by Christian Kessler (9:06) Cineploit Records BD
Smile of the Hyena - Interview with Stefano Amadio (Son of Director Silvio Amadio) (23:24, 1080p) Arrow BD
Interview with Actress Jenny Tamburi (1995, 47:31) Cineploit Records BD
Extended Nude Scenes (3:15, 1080p) Arrow BD
Stills Gallery [Arrow] Arrow BD
Stills Gallery [Cineploit] (1:25) Cineploit Records BD
Soundtrack (66:05) Cineploit Records BD