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Rio 70 (1969)
"Die sieben Männer der Sumuru" (original title)

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Sumuru, the beautiful leader of the all-female kingdom of Femina, plans to use her women to take over the world.

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Credited cast:
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Richard Wyler ...
Jeff Sutton
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Sir Masius
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Leslye
Herbert Fleischmann ...
Carl
Marta Reves ...
Ulla Rossini (as Martha Reves)
Elisa Montés ...
Irene (as Eliza Montes)
Walter Rilla ...
Ennio Rossini
Beni Cardoso ...
Yana Yuma (as Beny Cardoso)
Valentina Godoy ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Geraldo José Torres Camargo
Maria de Lourdes
Yuma Duarte
Cornélio dos Santos Farias
Alberto Land
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Storyline

Jeff Sutton arrives in Rio de Janeiro with a suitcase with 10 million dollars, and the powerful mobster Sir Masius sends his henchman Carl with his gangsters to follow Jeff and get the money. Jeff has one affair with the manicure Leslye and succeeds to escape from Sir Masius' mobsters. Meanwhile, Sumuru, the leader of the women of the City of Femina that wants to defeat the men and take over the world, captures Jeff and brings him to Femina expecting to get the money. Sumuru has several prisoners locked in glass cages, including Ulla Rossini, who knows Jeff Sutton. Jeff discloses to Ulla that his arrival is part of a plan to save her from Sumuru. Jeff Sutton becomes a pawn in the middle of the war between Masius and Sumuru. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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SEE This Daring Motion Picture, Never Before Exhibited!


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Release Date:

20 March 1972 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Future Woman  »

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ESP 8,159,021 (Spain)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

As of 2013, last acting role to date for Shirley Eaton. See more »

Goofs

After the assault helicopters land, three women guards are shot dead and drop onto the pavement outside of a building, as the invaders go inside of the building. When the invaders come back out out of the building, the bodies of the women are gone. See more »

Quotes

Sumuru: [after the execution of one of her soldiers] My army is trained to kill efficiently.
Jeff Sutton: Themselves?
Sumuru: If one of my girls isn't perfect, she must die.
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Disappointingly tame film.
18 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

There are certain scenes in this film (like the hero's first meeting with super-villainess Shirley Eaton) where it seems to be on the edge of breaking sexual taboos and doing its premise (females want to rule the world by making men slaves) justice, but it never dares to. The result is a film with no sexuality and some tame violence. Despite the choppy plot, the film is not overly bad until its climax, where its amateurishness runs rampant (terrible editing, overuse of stock footage). Worth seeing only as a curio. (*1/2)


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