Vinegar Syndrome

Malibu High

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This is the listing for the standard edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo. The limited edition embossed slipcover (designed by Derek Gabryszak) is limited to 2,500 units and is sold out. The two versions are identical, aside from the slipcover.

Kim (Jill Lansing) is a smart-mouthed high school senior whose boyfriend dumps her for a snobbish rich girl. Her poor grades and working class background make matters even worse, until Kim realizes that she can use her beautiful body to achieve her goals. Sexually blackmailing her teachers improves her grades and moonlighting as a prostitute pays off handsomely. But an easy life of vice pulls her deeper into corruption and crime, and soon Kim finds herself lured into the risky and bloody role of a high school aged hit girl!

Hailed as a "seedy, sleazy little gem" by the LA Times, MALIBU HIGH is a fast-paced blend of neo-noir plotting and sexploitation styled antics. Directed by Irv Berwick (HITCH HIKE TO HELL) and produced by then 18-year-old wunderkind, Lawrence D. Foldes (DON'T GO NEAR THE PARK), Vinegar Syndrome is proud to bring this one-of-a-kind exploitation classic to Blu-ray, newly restored from its original 35mm negative and loaded with bonus features.

directed by: Irvin Berwick
starring: Jill Lansing, Katie Johnson, Alex Mann, Tammy Taylor, Stuart Taylor, Wallace Earl Laven, Garth Pillsbury, John Harmon, John Yates
1978 / 90 minutes / Color / 1.85:1

Additional info:

  • Region free Blu-ray/DVD combo pack
  • Newly scanned and restored in 2k from 35mm original camera negative
  • Group commentary track with: Producer Lawrence Foldes and Actress Tammy Taylor
  • Video interviews with: Producer Lawrence Foldes, Actress Tammy Taylor, Actor Garth Pillsbury
  • Q&A from a screening at the New Beverly Cinema w/ Producer Lawrence Foldes, Actress Tammy Taylor & Actor Alex Mann
  • "Struggle for Israel" (1976) - a short film by Lawrence Foldes
  • "Grandpa & Marika" (1975) - a short film by Lawrence Foldes
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Production still gallery
  • Reversible cover artwork
  • English SDH Subtitles