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5 Branded Women (1960)

 -  Drama | War  -  15 March 1960 (USA)
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Five Yugoslav women who consorted with the German occupiers are publicly humiliated and banished by the Yugoslav partisans but they take up arms to fend for themselves.

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Jovanka
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Ljuba
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Daniza
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Marja
Carla Gravina ...
Mira
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Velko
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Captain Eric Reinhardt
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Branco
Alex Nicol ...
Svenko
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Sargeant Paul Keller
Gérard Herter ...
Col. von Elm
Romolo Valli ...
Mirko
Sidney Clute ...
Milan
Teresa Pellati ...
Boja
Pietro Germi ...
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Yugoslav partisans grimly crop the hair of a village quintet of women believed to have consorted with the occupational Nazis. Four, for various reasons, have indeed - and their seducer is a lone, swaggering sergeant whom the partisans briskly emasculate. Escorted out of town by the sheepish Nazis, the forlorn ladies link up, patriotically and romantically, with a band of tough mountain guerrillas. Written by alfiehitchie

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An Epic Story of Love and War...AND VENGEANCE! See more »

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Vera Miles had her head shaved for her role in this film, which resulted in having to wear a wig for her role in Psycho (1960). (In fact, except for Barbara Bel Geddes, who wore a wig, all of the actresses playing the title characters had their heads shaved.) See more »

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A good film.
1 May 2002 | by (Commerce, TX) – See all my reviews

I have not seen this movie in many years. But I remember it being very interesting. I always love Barbara Bel Geddes. She is one of the most overlooked actresses of our time. When I saw those women walking down the street with their heads shaved, it was a shock for a little boy. I was about 10 when I saw this movie, but it left an impression on me.


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