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Amuck (1972)
"Alla ricerca del piacere" (original title)

R  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  June 1978 (USA)
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A writer's secretary tries to find her missing friend and uncovers a murder plot.

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Richard Stuart
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Greta Franklin
Rosalba Neri ...
Eleanora Stuart
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Petar Martinovitch ...
Rocco
Dino Mele ...
Sandro
Umberto Raho ...
Giovanni - the butler
Nino Segurini ...
Il commissario Antonelli
Patrizia Viotti ...
Sally Reece
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Greta Franklin, a beautiful American blonde, arrives on an island near Venice and rings the door-bell of Richard Stuart, a famous novelist who lives in a beautiful house with his wife Elonora. She manages to be hired as Richard's new secretary, the former one having disappeared without a trace. What Richard and Eleonora do not know - yet- is that Greta has a secret motive for taking the job: not only did she know Sally, her predecessor, but she was her lover... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Italian censorship visa # 58802 delivered on 13-11-1971. See more »

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Not your average thriller!
13 July 2003 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

A twisted tale of control and seduction involving the lovely Greta (Barbara Bouchet) who is hired by a perverted writer Richard with an even more kinky wife, Rosalba. Greta however has a reason for being there as her friend/former lover Sally who happened to be the previous secretary hired and who has disappeared. On the way to discovering what happened to Sally, Greta has various adventures from being drugged and seduced by the bisexual wife in a wonderfully surreal, slow motion scene to almost getting swallowed up by quicksand whilst being "hunted" in the marshes. Interesting movie to say the least.


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