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Higher and Higher (1970)
"Ich - Ein Groupie" (original title)

 -  Drama | Music  -  January 1970 (USA)
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A beautiful blonde hooks up with a rock star, and after a night of sex and drugs, he leaves. She, though, has fallen madly in love with him, and sets out with her girlfriend across Europe ... See full summary »

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Ingrid Steeger ...
Vicky
Rolf Eden ...
Rolf
Vivian Weiss ...
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Li Paelz ...
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Terry Mason
Stewart West ...
Stewart (as Steward West)
Sharon Richardson
Petra Prinz ...
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Bruno Frenzel ...
Himself - musician (as Birth Control)
Bernd Koschmidder ...
Himself - musician (as Birth Control)
Bernd Noske ...
Himself - musician (as Birth Control)
Reinhold Sobotta ...
Himself - musician (as Birth Control)
Wolfgang Rumler ...
Himself - musician (as Murphy Blend)
Joachim Schmidt ...
Himself - musician (as Murphy Blend)
Andreas Scholz ...
Himself - musician (as Murphy Blend)
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A beautiful blonde hooks up with a rock star, and after a night of sex and drugs, he leaves. She, though, has fallen madly in love with him, and sets out with her girlfriend across Europe to track him down. On the way, however, she gets mixed up with everyone from a gang of nasty bikers to a ring of devil worshipers. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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She Was Curious. She Was Eager. She Couldn't Find Any Satisfaction.

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Director/Producer Erwin C. Dietrich had some trouble with the Hells Angels chapter in Switzerland. One of their girls had a small supporting role (nude scene) in the movie and didn't like her appearance on screen (cellulite). So Hells Angels ordered Dietrich to cut those scenes, otherwise they'd raid cinemas showing the movie. Several cinemas in Switzerland had to show this movie under police protection. Finally Dietrich paid a considerable amount of money so Hells Angels Switzerland would leave him alone. See more »

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Damn!
3 May 2009 | by (Denver, Colorado and Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

Damn! I knew I should have been a bad European rock musician in the early 1970's! German actress Ingrid Steeger plays a sweet young thing in a mouth-watering micro-mini and knee socks (although she's often not even wearing that). She falls in love with a scuzball rock musician in London after getting good and shagged and decides to follow him to Germany. For some reason, this involves hooking up with another sultry, wood-inducing groupie and going to Amsterdam to get pot (trading sex for it with more scuzzy rock musicians), and then taking the pot to Zurich to sell. (This makes no sense actually, but it makes for an interesting travelogue of 70's Europe). The girls have many more misadventures involving the Zurich Hell's Angel, a band very appropriately named "Birth Control", and a LSD-fueled satanic orgy! Of course, there's a lot more more hot sex and rampant drug use and the kind of ridiculous cautionary ending you'd expect from something like "Go Ask Alice".

I've seen pretty much all of these 60's and 70's groupie movies (except for some of the documentaries, but I'm afraid I'll catch VD by proxy watching too many of those). This is better than the British film "Groupie Girl" and the American film "Bummer" (although that's not much of an accomplishment). It's not quite as good as the "The Touchables", but it definitely has the best-looking girls of any of these. This is also certainly Swiss director Irwin Dietrich's best effort, and Steeger's best film not-also-starring-Christina Lindberg. I'm not sure the point of the scenes of a naked Steeger running through the woods or sitting on a snowy mountaintop (perhaps they were trying to rehabilitate the old Leni Reifenstahl German "mountain films" from the pre-Hitler era?), but I'm not complaining either. Recommended.


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