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Dr. Orloff's Invisible Monster (1970)

La vie amoureuse de l'homme invisible (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror | 25 October 1970 (France)
An evil scientist creates a murderous, invisible ape-man.

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Complete credited cast:
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Le professeur Orloff
Brigitte Carva ...
Cécile Orloff (as Britt Carva)
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Le garde-chasse (as Fernand Sancho)
Paco Valladares ...
Le docteur Garondet (as Francis Valladares)
Isabel del Río ...
Marie (as Isabel del Rio)
Evane Hanska ...
La servante
Arlette Balkis
May Chartrette
Christian Forges
Eugène Berthier ...
Le vieux serviteur (as Eugene Berthier)
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The newcomer Dr. Garondet is summoned by professor Orloff but people in his village is afraid to go to his castle. The insistent Dr. Garondet reaches the castle and the servants send him to talk to Cécile Orloff, who is the daughter of the professor and is worried about the mental health of her father. Dr. Garondet meets professor Orloff and he tells what happened to Cécile sometime ago and his experiment with an invisible man, and he explains that his daughter is deranged due to the reported incident. Dr. Garondet has to spend the night in the castle and soon he learns who is the insane. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Unique but predictable
6 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

Everyone else's reviews on here pretty much say what I would say, however, I wanted to add that that music score is quite impressive. I usually don't listen to the music in a film unless it strikes me and this one stuck me as being more than just boring background music. Also, the lighting they used really gave the movie a unique feel. It seemed like everyone was lit up brightly with a light right in their face. It added much needed color to the film. Without the color and music, this movie would have been very drab. Also, the "horror" nature of this film focuses on rape more than anything gory or gross. The rape scene with the maid was too much for me to watch, I had to close my eyes. It seemed to go on forever. Quite unsettling and distasteful. And the ape suit guy was hilarious. Very far from the "superior race" of people the doctor thought he was creating. It seemed like just a dumb ape to me.

3/10 because of the music, lighting and unintentional humor.


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