MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 20,334 this week

La stagione dei sensi (1969)

5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 20 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


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 5.5/10

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... 

Trauma (1993)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young man tries to help a teenage European girl whom escaped from a clinic hospital after witnessing the murder of her parents by a serial killer and they try to find the killer before the killer finds them.

Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Christopher Rydell, Asia Argento, Piper Laurie
Trauma (1976)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A paranoid writer (Kier) is unable to get started on his second novel. He hires a secretary (Hayden), and then his troubles really begin.

Director: James Kenelm Clarke
Stars: Udo Kier, Linda Hayden, Fiona Richmond
La setta (1991)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A spree of grisly murders is perpetrated in Frankfurt by a group of Satan worshippers. A school teacher almost runs over an old man with a box and takes him in. It's no accident that the ... See full summary »

Director: Michele Soavi
Stars: Kelly Curtis, Herbert Lom, Mariangela Giordano
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A musician is stalked by an unknown killer who's blackmailing him for an accidential killing of another stalker. But is everything what it appears to be?

Director: Dario Argento
Stars: Michael Brandon, Mimsy Farmer, Jean-Pierre Marielle
The Wax Mask (1997)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Paris, 1900: a couple are horribly murdered by a masked man with a metal claw who rips their hearts out. The sole survivor and witness to the massacre is a young girl. Twelve years later in... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Stivaletti
Stars: Robert Hossein, Romina Mondello, Riccardo Serventi Longhi
Certificate: GP Horror | Mystery | Romance
    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
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An American lawyer on vacation in Europe is asked by a book publisher to stop by the Austrian town of Salzburg to see a photographer who's taking pictures for a book on picturesque Austrian... See full summary »

Director: Lee H. Katzin
Stars: Barry Newman, Anna Karina, Klaus Maria Brandauer
Deep Red (1975)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.

Director: Dario Argento
Stars: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Alberto Sordi
Stars: Anna Lina Alberti, Bibi Andersson, Renato Angiolillo
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Bruno Corbucci
Stars: Peppino De Filippo, Pippo Baudo, Little Tony
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 | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Omiros Efstratiadis
Stars: Udo Kier, Betty Arvaniti, Anestis Vlahos
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

Tell Me Tell Me
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:
?