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Il mio corpo per un poker (1968)

 -  Western  -  15 March 1968 (Italy)
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Abused and dominated by men in her youth, Belle Starr now out-rides, out-smokes, out-shoots, and out-gambles them as she makes her way around the Old West, usually wearing male garb. One ... See full summary »

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Abused and dominated by men in her youth, Belle Starr now out-rides, out-smokes, out-shoots, and out-gambles them as she makes her way around the Old West, usually wearing male garb. One man who's her equal is Larry Blackie with whom she has an on-again, off-again relationship which is often argumentative and sometimes violent. Together they become involved in a robbery which goes awry. Belle has to rescue Larry and though he's grateful, he now wants to go his own way. However, he expresses the hope that someday they'll once more cross paths and then ... who knows? Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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Pinkerton Man: You think you're a brave man, don't you. Resisting all this pain, all this torture. I hope you haven't got to the stage when you don't feel it. It doesn't usually happen so quickly, but we can wait until you get your strength back again, Larry, so you get the most out of this experience. We don't want you to miss anything, do we. It would be a pity, don't you agree? Ready for more?
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No Time for Love
Music by Charles Dumont
Lyrics by André Salvet and Norman Newell
Performed by Elsa Martinelli
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only spaghetti western directed by a woman
3 July 2013 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

Bit of a strange one and something of a curate's egg although on balance I liked it. The only spaghetti western directed by a woman and, I believe the only one starring a woman, also. Elsa Martinelli was in her 30s when she made this and altogether made over 60 films, including, funnily enough, Vadim's Blood and Roses that I only watched the other day. I think it is probably poor dubbing but she does not have the assurance she needs here and tends to come over a little hysterically at times. Fortunately the very solid George Eastman is here to save the day. Bit sexy and some particularly strong violence towards the end, this wavers a bit and is not helped by the oft repeated love song and its lilting romanticism.


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