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A young couple who are into kinky "mind games" get more than they bargained for when a mysterious woman comes into their lives.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lisa Schindler
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Paul Montgomery
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Jennifer Montgomery
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Norman
Kent Smith ...
Harry Gordon
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Miss Beattie
Marjorie Bennett ...
Nora
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Dr. Edwards
Anthony Eustrel ...
Winthrop
Eloise Hardt ...
Celia
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Terry, Party Guest
Peter Brocco ...
Count, Party Guest
William O'Connell ...
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Ena Hartman ...
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Joanne Medley ...
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A bored art-collecting Manhattan couple invite an interesting aging cosmetics saleswoman to enliven their dull lives by directing sex and death "games." Featuring a corpse encased in plaster and displayed in the living room as art, and a twist ending. Written by alfiehitchie

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Playing Games Can Be Dangerous! See more »

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1 September 1967 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Satanische Spiele  »

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(DVD)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The part of Lisa Schindler was written for Marlene Dietrich. Producers vetoed the choice, and Simone Signoret was cast. See more »

Goofs

What is supposed to be a corpse in the film's final moments is conspicuously blinking. See more »

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Features The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) See more »

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A mysterious woman interrupts the mindless game-playing of an idle young Manhattan couple, and introduces the duo to some more exciting and dangerous games that culminate in murder.
14 September 2000 | by (cincinnati, ohio) – See all my reviews

Stylish, offbeat American variation on the classic French thriller DIABOLIQUE, which also featured Simone Signoret in the lead. Signoret is equally effective here, and a young James Caan and Katharine Ross are also impressive as the bewildered young couple whose seemingly mindless game-playing takes a deadly turn for the worse when the mystical Signoret enters their lives. Director Curtis Harrington(who also had a hand in the script) has added some exciting and effective new touches to this first-rate suspense tale.


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