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Die Screaming Marianne (1971)

After their parents divorce, one daughter lives with her mother in England while the other lives with her father in Portugal. After the untimely death of her mother, the one daughter stands... See full summary »

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After their parents divorce, one daughter lives with her mother in England while the other lives with her father in Portugal. After the untimely death of her mother, the one daughter stands to inherit a large sum of money and also a number of documents containing information that will incriminate her father, who was a crooked judge. While her father wants the documents, her sister wants the money and they will each stop at nothing, even murder, to get what they want. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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death bars the gate to her 21st birthday

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13 August 1971 (UK)  »

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Die, Beautiful Marianne  »

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Ian McShane was first choice for the role of Eli. See more »

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When Marianne is in the bath, close-ups show her dry but wearing a white bra top, whereas the long shots show her breasts covered in bubbles, through which the white top can be seen. See more »

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References The Lawyer (1970) See more »

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Marianne
by Hal Shaper and Cyril Ornadel
Sung by Kathe Green
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Boring even with Susan George all over it.
27 March 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Somehow this film manages to be boring as hell even with the lovely Susan George all over it, and in her prime too.

This disjointed relic from British Cinema's Bronze Age features George as a bonne viveuse who is keeping her distance from a dis-functional family which threaten to unravel her hopes of a normal romantic life, and all because she possesses within her mind the secret swiss bank account number which contains her inheritance, which will be entirely her's when she reaches the age of 21. Various losers try to get her to come across with the goods and they certainly take their time with it. And for some odd reason Maryanne tags along with their schemes right up till the last minute even though she knows who she's dealing with. It's kind of confusing.

There is a cheesy song about Maryanne at the end, and the opening credits are rather dated, with Ms. George doing her best go-go dancer routine.


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