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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Lisa Schindler
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Paul Montgomery
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Jennifer Montgomery
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Norman
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Harry Gordon
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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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1 September 1967 (West Germany)  »

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Satanische Spiele  »

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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 »

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When Katherine Ross is traveling up in the lift with the candle stick; a spot can be seen to be being used to simulate light thrown by the candles. See more »

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frightening
29 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i've been looking for this movie for years, it's impossible to find. i believe it was removed from public viewing because it's too scary to watch. i don't mean scary in the sense that there are ghosts in the closet, i mean scary in the sense that it portrays real life evil and possible scenarios that you could be in. yeah, you. if you do manage to find it, i defy anyone to watch it alone at midnight in a dark home, it can't be done. i tried it and blacked out from fear about half way through. you'll have to turn it off or you'll be checking the door locks and calling your friends. simone is the most under rated actress in history and you'll be cursing james caan and katherine ross for letting her in the door in the first place. find it and watch it but remember, don't you dare do it alone.


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