Mario Petri gets a rare lead role as villainous Captain Hans, a German soldier of fortune. He looks quite ridiculous, wearing a shiny winged black leather waistcoat and thigh high boots, looking like he just stepped out of some fetish bar, and dubbed with a rather infuriating squeaky voice. In spite, or possibly because of this, Petri is really the only reason to watch here, milking every line for all it's worth and playing to the gallery.
Giving Petri a run for his money in the scenery chewing stakes you have Paul Muller as a count out to rule the local Duchy.
Also along for the ride, and for the most part seeming to appear in a different story altogether, you have Gerard Landry as the dashing hero Brunello, sporting his own distinctive designer leatherware, and Wandisa Guida as the drippy Duchess Belinda who falls, literally, for his charms.
There can't have been much money left after paying for the kinky costumes because the sets here are some of the most minimal you'll ever see, and unfortunately 90% of the film consists of people standing around chatting and plotting in them.
What little plot there is consists of Brunello having to free Prince Giuliani (Luigi Batzella) whom Hans has captured along with some treasure belonging to the pope.
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