4.7/10
66
1 user 1 critic

Das Liebeskarussell (1965)

| Comedy | June 1980 (USA)
An episodic film, telling four erotic tales: Angela isn't sexually satisfied by her husband, so she simulates sleep-walking to visit her neighbor across the street every night; when his ... See full summary »

Writers:

(segment), (segment) | 2 more credits »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Antoine was raised into the easy life by his very rich grandfather. After the death of his grandfather the money has gone and Antoine falls under the influence of various easy people.

Director: Philippe de Broca
Stars: Jean-Pierre Cassel, Irina Demick, Catherine Deneuve
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Marcel Camus
Stars: Hardy Krüger, Charles Vanel, Catherine Deneuve
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In the countryside near Normandy's beaches lives Marie, unhappy. It's 1945, she's married to Jérôme, a somewhat fussy milquetoast, diffident to the war around him and unwilling to move his ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Pierre Brasseur, Philippe Noiret
Manon 70 (1968)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The immortal story of beautiful Manon, who - although she loves the tolerant De Grieux - takes many lovers to satisfy her thirst for luxury.

Director: Jean Aurel
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Claude Brialy, Sami Frey
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of France, VICE AND VIRTURE is a stylized retelling of the Marquis de Sade's Justine, as envisioned by one of cinema's most provocative filmmakers Roger Vadim.

Director: Roger Vadim
Stars: Annie Girardot, Catherine Deneuve, Robert Hossein
The Creatures (1966)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A young mute woman, living in a small village, is expecting a baby. Her husband is at the same time writing a novel and using the villagers as his characters. In the creative process, reality and imagination are constantly intertwined.

Director: Agnès Varda
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli, Eva Dahlbeck
Certificate: M Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In New York, the newly-promoted in the Street Broker Howard Brubaker is invited by his boss Ted Gunther to come to his fancy apartment. However, there is a party and the clumsy Howard feels... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Stars: Jack Lemmon, Catherine Deneuve, Peter Lawford
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile
Stars: Sami Frey, Catherine Deneuve, Enrico Maria Salerno
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Grisha Dabat
Stars: Françoise Brion, Catherine Deneuve, Bernadette Lafont
Certificate: GP Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Catherine and Marcello are secluded in their house, living under the candlelight. Unable to accept the injustice behind the loss of their nine-month-old baby, they face a slow but definite self-destruction.

Director: Nadine Trintignant
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Marcello Mastroianni, Serge Marquand
Zig-Zag (1975)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: László Szabó
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Bernadette Lafont, Walter Chiari
Male Hunt (1964)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Antoine is about to get married to Gisèle. His friend Julien, a confirmed bachelor, tries desperately to talk him out of it, citing his own painful experiences.

Director: Édouard Molinaro
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean-Claude Brialy, Françoise Dorléac
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Stefan von Cramer
...
Sybill von Cramer
...
Baron Rudolf
Letícia Román ...
Paulette
...
Emil Claasen
...
Walter Buschhoff ...
Doctor
...
Heitzmann
Ingeborg Wall ...
Housekeeper
...
Professor Hellberg
Johanna von Koczian ...
Dorothea Parker
Richard Münch ...
Walter Morten
...
Lolita Young
Peter Alexander ...
Peter Sommer
Axel von Ambesser ...
Ronald
Edit

Storyline

An episodic film, telling four erotic tales: Angela isn't sexually satisfied by her husband, so she simulates sleep-walking to visit her neighbor across the street every night; when his bathtub runs over, shy Peter gets to meet his sensuous neighbor Lolita; at a high-school reunion his former students pull a prank on Prof. Hellberg and make him believe he cheated on his wife while being drunk; Sybill has a good time during a break at the opera with the famous conductor Cramer. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

June 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Daisy Chain  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Silly sex farce; mutilated for American audiences.
23 November 2010 | by (New York, New York) – See all my reviews

DAISY CHAIN is another example of how you can take a sow's ear and make it much worse through tinkering. This star-studded German junker is rendered unwatchable by the typical pornmeister approach of adding American-shot footage and new wraparound material.

But it's not converted into porn -that might have been entertaining. No, it has a disgusting host/narrator Steve Eckardt pretending to be a sexologist, to turn the light farce into a pretend-white coater. The setting is pointlessly shifted to Paris, probably to capitalize on Catherine Deneuve's presence in the cast and an obvious diss to Germanic cinema.

The four segments, with suitably lovely leading ladies, are wildly different in tone, but all of poor quality (admitting of course that they would have played better in German rather than the dubbed version I'm reviewing). Rolf Thiele's segments are unfortunately not as sexy as his porn classic GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES FOR ADULTS, concerning here some very tired bedroom farce involving Curt Jurgens as a philandering orchestra conductor who outwits his wife, played by the classy Nadja Tiller (way too classy to be in this film). Other Thiele effort has Catherine Deneuve pulling a Brigitte Bardot nude-from-the-rear scene as a sleepwalker married to of all people Gert Frobe.

A game Anita Ekberg whose bath runs over, becomes involved with next door neighbor Peter Alexander, a major Austrian star who stinks in this assignment for German helmer Axel von Ambesser, who was banished to directing TV after this clunker. He did a quality film THE GOOD SOLDIER SCHWEIK several years earlier, however.

For the American version a 4th segment titled "Dorothea" by Alfred Weidenmann was apparently dropped, and substituted is material from some other film which I haven't been able to identify supposedly directed by Rolf Olsen, featuring (judging from the credits) Blanche Aubrey as Laura, a ditzy blonde cheating on her old husband, with two (count 'em, two) guys hiding out under her bed.

Eckhardt introduces these four segments as case histories and a few brief "Love American Style" bawdy vignettes are tossed in to kill time. It's an indigestible, bad, bad package.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Liebeskarussell, Das (1965) johnwalk57
Anyone have the DVD from Televista? hmservant
Not one but TWO Bond villains in this? cvincent1
Discuss Das Liebeskarussell (1965) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?