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The Flesh Is Weak (1957)

 -  Drama  -  27 May 1958 (Sweden)
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Tony Giani
Milly Vitale ...
Marissa Cooper
William Franklyn ...
Lloyd Buxton
Martin Benson ...
Angelo Giani
Freda Jackson ...
Trixie
Norman Wooland ...
Inspector Kingcombe
Harold Lang ...
Henry
Patricia Jessel ...
Millie
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Sergeant Franks
Denis Shaw ...
Saradine
Joe Robinson ...
Lofty
Roger Snowden ...
Benny
Patricia Plunkett ...
Doris Newman
Vera Day ...
Edna
Shirley Anne Field ...
Susan
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Giani's Girls
17 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One or two performances in this story of prostitution and the pimps behind it made this an interesting film. The United States hadn't seen such a blatant tale with such a good cast before; this is why this film caught the attention of the viewers. The writing was terse and pointed; the black-and-white cinematography made the picture riveting in much of its running time. The direction of the film is excellent and always tasteful.

Certainly, nothing in John Derek's film history gave a hint that he even knew what a pimp was, nor had he played a villain before. His performance was slick and believable. Milly Vitale had played completely sympathetic roles in the films for which U.S. audience knew her -- "War and Peace" and "The Seven Little Foys" -- but roles that amounted to nothing, so her performance in this small, dark film was a welcome surprise.

The remainder of the company -- Martin Benson, Freda Jackson, Patricia Jessel, Shirley Ann Field, and others -- were slightly known here at this time, later to make their superior talents known both on stage and screen; in this film, their contributions are very welcome!

A good British film and a better use of these actors' talents than American cinema gave them!


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