Lo strano vizio della Signora Wardh (The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh)
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Lo strano vizio della Signora Wardh (The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh)
In this flashy giallo from Italian filmmaker Sergio Martino, Julie Wardh (Edwige Fenech) is a lovely but jaded woman who is no longer satisfied in her relationship with husband Neil (Alberto de Mendoza), a wealthy but emotionally cold man of privilege. However, as she ponders the fate of her marriage, her thoughts often turn to her former lover Jean (Ivan Rassimov), a cruel libertine with a taste for inflicting pain. Julie meets handsome George (George Hilton) at a wild party and discovers he's attracted to her just as she's drawn to him. Julie and George are soon involved in a torrid… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The morbid longings of the disinterested wife, funneled into brutal fantasies shot with unnerving lyricism"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"[It] is slower moving than most thrillers of this era and ilk, but it's every bit as kooky and confounding (in the most wonderful ways) as you can hope - and Fenech, arguably the queen the gialli, smolders in every single scene."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, Horror.com