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The Corruption of Chris Miller

aka La corrupción de Chris Miller; Behind the Shutters; Sisters of Corruption

  • Year:1973
  • Country of origin: Spain
  • Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • Director: Juan Antonio Bardem
  • Length: 107 min
  • IMDb rating: The Corruption of Chris Miller (1973) on IMDb
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1973’s The Corruption of Chris Miller is filled with illness, representing director Juan Antonio Bardem’s creative odyssey into the world of giallo, cooking up (with screenwriter Santiago Moncada) a murder mystery where everyone could conceivably commit crimes. While it’s positioned as a whodunit, The Corruption of Chris Miller is more satisfying as a study of moral disintegration and isolation, with Bardem pulling terrific performances out of his cast while bathing the production in style and unease, getting the project to the right level of distress. ...The Corruption of Chris Miller isn’t unstoppable like some gialli, but Bardem generates plenty of mood here, backed by impressive technical achievements. It’s slow-burn for sure, but it actually manages to reach a point of earned fury, with bookend sequences of murderous appetites providing quite the introduction and payoff to this semi-sicko exploration of dark seduction.

Brian Orndorf, Vinegar Syndrome Blu-ray review (Blu-ray.com, 2019)

One of the best but more neglected films from the earlier stages [of ’70s Spanish horror] is The Corruption of Chris Miller, a very effective mixture of potboiler, giallo, and proto slasher that stands proudly alongside other gems like A Bell from Hell, A Candle for the Devil, and The House That Screamed.

Nathaniel Thompson, Vinegar Syndrome Blu-ray review (Mondo Digital, 2019)

Selected disc options for The Corruption of Chris Miller

Extras
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Vinegar Syndrome BD-ALL/US 2019
Jean Seberg: Movie Star (12:05) has extra
Interview with Director Juan Antonio Bardem (1994, 58:23) has extra
Alternate Spanish Ending (3:55) has extra
Alternate Spanish Insert Shot (0:29) has extra
Alternate Spanish Title Sequence (1:09) has extra
International Theatrical Trailer (3:38) has extra

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Presentation Vinegar Syndrome BD 2019
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 35.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 2.38:1
      • Length:1:53:25.423
      • File size: 31.21 GiB
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 1.0
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1441 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
    • File 2
      • Language: Spanish DTS-HD MA 1.0
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1436 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
  • Subtitles
    • English
    • English SDH
Extras Jean Seberg: Movie Star (12:05, 1080i60) Vinegar Syndrome BD
Interview with Director Juan Antonio Bardem (1994, 58:23, 1080p) Vinegar Syndrome BD
Alternate Spanish Ending (3:55, 1080p) Vinegar Syndrome BD
Alternate Spanish Insert Shot (0:29, 1080p) Vinegar Syndrome BD
Alternate Spanish Title Sequence (1:09, 1080p) Vinegar Syndrome BD
International Theatrical Trailer (3:38, 1080p) Vinegar Syndrome BD