Anita is a girl of only 16 years, and while she has developed early physically, to a mature woman, she is psychologically completly ruthless. Her relationship the her parents and her ... See full summary »
Anita is a girl of only 16 years, and while she has developed early physically, to a mature woman, she is psychologically completly ruthless. Her relationship the her parents and her friends is very poor and she is regarded with contempt by the people around her, even by the men who so ruthlessly use her. During her troubles she meets Erik, a young psychology student. Gently and carefully he begins to dispell her psychological blocks. In the course of this treatment she reveals to him some of the shocking espisodes of her previous experience and how an inner compulsion forces her into humiliating debauchery in dangerous environments. Erik believes he has the solution to Anita's problems: to let her move into an artist's communal experiment, of which he is already a member. The common interest of this collective is largely the performing of classical music. Anita's prosence in the collective, however, is regarded by some of the other girls as highly provocative. Anita's nymhomania is ... Written by
Stefan Nylen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Alright, maybe I shouldn't have expected much from a film called "Anita: Swedish Nymphet". Still, I was very disappointed by this Swedish softcore romp. The only reason why I watched it was because of Christina Lindberg. I'm a big fan of "Thriller: A Cruel Picture" (which remains the single greatest Swedish exploitation film of all time) and Mrs. Lindberg was truly revelatory in that. Shes hotter than all hell, combining a childlike face with a truly voluptuous body. In addition to being a major babe, shes a pretty decent actress as well. She can create sympathy and lend depth to her often depraved characters.
With a title like "Anita: Swedish Nymphet", I was hoping Lindberg would appear naked a lot. Unfortunately, the film seems to want to create a serious study of "nymphomania", a symptom which has largely been proved to be nonexistent. So a lot of screen time is devoted to pseudo-academic talk and character exposition. If I would any of the characters remotely interesting, this could be bearable. However, the film becomes largely dull - it should have injected some life into the proceedings, gone over the top, and become a campy softcore romp. As it is, it isn't even good for unintended laughs.
Still, the film is worth watching for Lindberg. When she does get naked, you can't take your eyes off the screen. Also, she does a good job with an uninteresting character. The film is worth watching if you were a fan of her work in "Thriller: A Cruel Picture", but don't be expecting too much. (4/10)
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