Missing in action for decades, the 1974 sex horror pic SEXCULA was rescued from obscurity by the good folk at Canuxploitation last year thanks to their write-up on the film and its history here. Of course, it just meant that the film wasn’t lost, just incredibly hard to find, even on the grey market. Thankfully, Synapse has come to the rescue and will be issuing the film on DVD on April 9th as part of their Impulse line.
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Here’s the synopsis:
“Those Evil Deeds of the Countess…SEXCULA!”
SEXCULA is a skin flick of legendary lost status. Shot in Vancouver, British Columbia, it was screened once before disappearing and sought after by cult aficionados for decades. Now, Impulse Pictures is proud to bring you the world premiere of SEXCULA. Sex film fans can finally get a look at this elusive crazy Canadian erotic/horror hybrid for the first time ever.
Starring a Marilyn Chambers lookalike in dual roles as Countess Sexcula, a buxom cutie with no qualms about lying nude on a table for the entire movie, and a horny bride who can’t wait for her ring. The nudity and sex are delivered nonstop in this campy horror romp. Watch in amazement at the naked picnic, the “girl-on-gorilla” strip tease, and stare in awe as a female pleasure-robot puts the plot into a time warp!
Bizarre only begins to describe… SEXCULA!
Digital (1.33:1) Transfer from the ONLY Remaining Theatrical Print Stored in the Basement of the Canadian Film Archives
Original Theatrical Trailer
Liner Notes from Porn Archaeologist Dimitrios Otis

As a special bonus, here‘s a great piece on the film from Rick Tremble as part of his Motion Picture Purgatory comic series!
For more info, check out Synapse’s site here!


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