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The Perverse Countess (1974)
"La comtesse perverse" (original title)

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Two wealthy aristocrats lure a virginal girl to a Spanish island for a night of sex, death and cannibalism.

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Countess Ivanna Zaroff
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Tom / Bob Nubarre
Howard Vernon ...
Count Rabor Zaroff
Tania Busselier ...
Moira
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Two wealthy aristocrats lure a virginal girl to a Spanish island for a night of sex, death and cannibalism.

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Hunting Humans Was Her Favorite Game

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10 December 1975 (France)  »

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Countess Perverse  »

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Perverse Countess
11 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

La Comtesse Perverse (1973)

** (out of 4)

Jess Franco's version of The Most Dangerous Game has Howard Vernon and Alice Arno inviting young girls to their island so that they can be hunted down and eaten. Franco's "original version" was shown once and then the producer re-edited things and added hardcore inserts, which are so incredibly stupid and make no sense whatsoever. Lina Romay plays the girl being hunted yet she also performs in the hardcore scenes even though that character isn't even the same one in the rest of the film!

I've heard Franco's original cut is a lot better and that these hardcore scenes were added later but I haven't come across this version.


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