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Queens of Evil (1970)

Le regine (original title)
A young hippie kills a man, and seeks refuge at the lakeside house of three beautiful sisters, who seem to be hiding a dark secret.

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Credited cast:
Haydée Politoff ...
Liv
Silvia Monti ...
Samantha
Ida Galli ...
Bibiana (as Ewelyn Stewart)
Ray Lovelock ...
David - un giovane hippie
Gianni Santuccio ...
L'uomo / Il diavolo
Guido Alberti
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A young hippie kills a man, and seeks refuge at the lakeside house of three beautiful sisters, who seem to be hiding a dark secret.

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Italian censorship visa # 58202 delivered on 14-11-1970. See more »

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Great climax repays for slow start
8 December 2002 | by (Zürich, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

This rare French-Italian coproduction tells the story of David (Ray Lovelock), a young hippie, who meets three mysterious, but beautiful young women in the woods by a lake. They take him under their spell, and when he finds out, it's too late.

Tonino Cervi's film is an atmospheric horror movie with erotic moments and some psychedelic sequences. Ray Lovelock boosts one of his earliest sympathetic performances in an Italian genre film, and the three seductive women of evil, among them Ewelyn (Ida Galli) Stewart, are convincing as well. Too bad that the movie has an awfully long time to take off, the first part gets boring as it proceeds. But the second part repays well, especially the final 20 minutes that culminate in a really harrowing climax that should satisfy every horror buff. Rating: 6 out of 10.

By the way: Ray Lovelock also features as composer and performer of the film's two songs, which are quite nice to listen to.


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