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La comtesse perverse (1974)

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

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(as Clifford Brown)

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(scenario and adaptation) (as Jesus Franco Manera), (dialogue)
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Count Rabor Zaroff
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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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Horror | Thriller

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10 December 1975 (France)  »

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Countess Perverse  »

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Two different houses were used for the Zaroff estate: One for exteriors and a second one for interiors. See more »

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Featured in Stephen Thrower on 'Countess Perverse' (2012) See more »

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The Most Erotic Game?
20 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

One of the most popular and copied movies of all time, The Most Dangerous Game, gets a erotic remake by sleaze director Jess Franco. The idea sounds very daring and dangerous, but thankfully, The Perverse Countess is a complete winner! From the very hot girls on display (Lina Romay is pretty much naked through the whole movie... Shocking I know!) to the exciting horror elements, this one is a stylish masterpiece of the genre. The camera moves are pretty wild, and the locations are beautiful. The music score is very nice to listen at first also (although it gets a bit repetitive by the end...) The cast is pretty damn awesome also, full of Franco regulars. As the rich owners of the island where the game is played, Alice Arno shines in the role of the evil countess, while Howard Vernon plays her husband, in his usual charming self. The impossibly gorgeous Lina Romay plays the latter victim of the eccentric couple, while Tania Busselier from Ilsa: The Wicked Warden shows up to get naked somewhere.

Very recommended movie, as it's one of Franco's absolute best. It's sad this overlooked classic doesn't have a DVD release in ANY language...


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