Reichau, a former army captain, is back in France after serving three years in prison for belonging to the OAS(Secret Armed Organization), a dissident paramilitary group during the Algerian... See full summary »
A beautiful young woman sets her sights on an aging millionaire. She seduces him, and moves into his mansion with him. She soon tires of him, though, and after she gets rid of him, she goes after his son
Manuel Mur Oti
Amanda, a beautiful American girl is soon to be married to Andrea Orsomandi, a wealthy nobleman who lives in an extravagant Gothic mansion. However there exists something dark, sinister and... See full summary »
In the first of the Angélique series, the beautiful feisty teenage heroine becomes entangled in a political assassination plot and is betrothed to a stranger who is twelve years her senior and a reputed sorcerer.
...aka "Les Libertines " and "Dave Young" aka Pierre Chenal!!!: : the real name of the director does not appear in the cast and credits ;it speaks volumes about this work!A man who made very good works in the thirties ("La Maison Du Maltais" " L Affaire Lafarge") ,in the forties ("La Foire Aux Chimères" ) and even in the fifties ("Jeux Dangereux")has sunk really low in this soft semi-porno movie,the kind of work which was granted a PG 18 in the seventies but would not offense a thirteen -year old today;people who would like to get an eyeful will be disappointed:there're two or three short love scenes including lesbians and an orgy (but most of the people keep their clothes on).
Dave Young (!) also wrote the screenplay which is primarily a detective story with a gangster on the lam (Robert Hossein: why on earth did he have to get involved in that business?I'm sure it's a movie he WANTS to forget;he and his co-star Marisa Mell always appear dressed),a convalescent home strictly for ladies ,a valuable necklace (170 million Francs no less),and the staff's ominous plans .
A wise fan of Pierre Chenal would pass this up,if only out of respect for this director;fans of Dave Young (if there are any ,which is doubtful) can have a look.
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