MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,912 this week

La stagione dei sensi (1969)

5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 23 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 204 titles
created 28 Jun 2011
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: La stagione dei sensi (1969)

La stagione dei sensi (1969) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of La stagione dei sensi.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: GP Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A writer is stalked by a serial killer after witnessing a murder attempt on one woman's life.

Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno
Commandos (1968)
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Sgt. Sullivan puts together a group of Italian-Americans into disguise as Italian soldiers in order to infiltrate a North African camp held by the Italians. After the soldiers have knifed ... See full summary »

Director: Armando Crispino
Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Jack Kelly, Giampiero Albertini
Certificate: GP Thriller | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A man, released after a jail term for a crime he did not commit, raises a gang to go after the man who framed him.

Director: Tonino Cervi
Stars: Brett Halsey, Bud Spencer, Wayde Preston
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A Rome policewoman teams up with a British Interpol agent to find a crafty serial killer whom plays a taunting game of cat-and-mouse with the police by abducting and killing young women and showing it over an Internet web cam.

Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Stefania Rocca, Liam Cunningham, Silvio Muccino
Sleepless (2001)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.

Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Max von Sydow, Stefano Dionisi, Chiara Caselli
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Manuel is a leather-clad killer, drawn into a tragic kidnap/murder plot by his former flame Maria Caine.

Director: Robert Hossein
Stars: Michèle Mercier, Robert Hossein, Guido Lollobrigida
Tenebre (1982)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.

Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Giuliano Gemma, Christian Borromeo
Top Sensation (1969)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Attempting to cure her mentally handicapped son's virginity, his mother and several friends embark on a cruise which strands them on nearly deserted island where lust and murder are on the menu!

Director: Ottavio Alessi
Stars: Rosalba Neri, Edwige Fenech, Eva Thulin
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Alberto Sordi
Stars: Anna Lina Alberti, Bibi Andersson, Renato Angiolillo
Shameless (1968)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A debt collecting teenage gangster falls in love with an exotic dancer and seeks revenge after she's murdered.

Director: Eddy Saller
Stars: Thomas Astor, Gino Baldini, Rolf Eden
Invasion (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Yves Allégret
Stars: Michel Piccoli, Lisa Gastoni, Enzo Cerusico
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Franco Prosperi
Stars: Robert Webber, Elsa Martinelli, Jean Servais
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Luca
Laura Belli ...
Monica
Edda Di Benedetto ...
Claudia
Eva Thulin ...
Michele
Susanne von Sass ...
Marina
Gaspare Zola ...
Peter
Ugo Adinolfi ...
Marco
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andreina Paul
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

22 October 1969 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Season of the Senses  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Gloria
Music by Ennio Morricone
Lyrics by Audrey Nohra
Performed by Patrick Samson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
SEASON OF THE SENSES (Massimo Franciosa, 1969) *1/2
24 June 2006 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

Despite the promise gleaned from the plot line of sex and death in a remote island setting and the contributions behind the camera of co-screenwriter Dario Argento and composer Ennio Morricone (soon to re-unite on the former's directorial debut - THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE [1970]), this boring would-be psychodrama is sunk by incompetent handling and its own naïve pretensions.

Udo Kier is the wealthy but decadent recluse (who has just murdered his domineering and ageing mistress and whose relationship is shown in intermittent and rather pointless flashbacks) presiding over the island but who's also something of a sportsman. When he brandishes a machine gun and lets his German sheperd loose after the four girls who turn up unannounced at his abode, one would think we'd be in for a psychedelic variant on that old warhorse - THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (1932) - but, alas, this angle was stymied before it had even begun! Instead, we're dealt vapid dinner-table conversations, lectures on sexuality(!), stupid parlor games (balls are dunked in paint and thrown at Kier who has to ditch them, before turning into a free-for-all), even sillier fashion shows (with the girls prancing about in front of the camera, which follows them voyeuristically) and, of course, constant squabbling among the amorous but clueless girls over who gets to sleep with the young master of the house!

The soft, colorful look of the film is typical of its era but Morricone's score seems uninspired by the material. The most alluring of the girls is played by Ewa Thulin, whom I had only seen in the interesting sexploitationer THE SEDUCERS (1969) early this year while in Hollywood, and in which she had held her own against favorite "Euro-Cult" starlets Rosalba Neri and Edwige Fenech! As for the downbeat twist at the end, it would have been a good deal more effective had any actual sympathy been mined for any of the characters during the course of the film...

All in all, a dated time-capsule which, considering some of the talent involved could have been more intriguingly developed.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss La stagione dei sensi (1969) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?