A modest Neapolitan man meets a young woman with excessive hairiness. He exhibits her at fairs and marries her.It is after marriage that he receives a tempting offer from a French manager.
If love can be bizarre...poignant...and shocking then this is a love story!
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Based on the life of Julia Pastrana
, a Mexican sideshow performer in the 1800s. As shown in this film (which was not shown in the version released in Paris), Julia died giving birth to a son with her condition, and her husband/manager exhibited their mummified bodies as a sideshow. See more
Referenced in Playboy: The Story of X