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When Women Had Tails (1970)

Quando le donne avevano la coda (original title)
A bunch of 7 orphan cavemen grow up on a little island all by themselves. After a fire burns all vegetation they set out to find a new place to live. Here, one day they trap a strange ... See full summary »

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A bunch of 7 orphan cavemen grow up on a little island all by themselves. After a fire burns all vegetation they set out to find a new place to live. Here, one day they trap a strange animal, looking very similar to them, only softer and with longer hair. She (Filli) feels attracted to one of the brothers (Ulli) and convinces him, that a certain kind of playing with each other is far more satisfying than just eating her. He hides her and serves the other cavemen a goat. Soon Ulli and Filli are playing the Johnson-Game quite frequently. But the others find out about this and want to see what's so great with "johnsonning". After they all force Filli to show them the game too, she manages to flee with Ulli. Being pursued by the 6 men of Ulli's clan, they meet the rest of Filli's clan: A tribe of about 150 unsatisfied women, who just love to have new men around for playing. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Italian censorship visa # 56938 delivered on 6-10-1970. See more »

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Followed by When Men Carried Clubs and Women Played Ding-Dong (1971) See more »

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great comedy
5 October 2003 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

well, dont expect too much from that movie and u will enjoy it. if u want to see some bits'o'tits - choose another movie. actually u will see some nudity only at the end. Senta Berger is hot and play very well. it's just comedy. 10 out of 10


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