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Lola (1974)
"No es nada, mamá, sólo un juego" (original title)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  January 1980 (USA)
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A 25-30-year old Hacienda-owner (David Hemmings) is misbehaving on women due to his traumatic youth; his mother (Alida Valli) covers him for his sadistic actions; however, when he wants the... See full summary »

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Juan
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Louise
Francisco Rabal ...
Tío
Andrea Rau ...
Lola
Nuria Gimeno ...
Lucia
Galeazzo Benti ...
Doctor
Aquiles Guerrero ...
Aquiles
Lucila Herrera ...
Maria
Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba hijo ...
Juan as child
Rudy Hernández ...
Isabel
Enrique Soto ...
Lolas Father
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A 25-30-year old Hacienda-owner (David Hemmings) is misbehaving on women due to his traumatic youth; his mother (Alida Valli) covers him for his sadistic actions; however, when he wants the daughter of the mansion supervisor to serve for him, things seem to get totally out of hand. He 'tames' her, but when 'tamed' and finally married, the young woman (Andrea Rau) soon becomes the dominating person in the family. Written by Demster <demster@skynet.be>

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Great showcase for Andrea Rau, decent Euro-sleaze effort
26 September 2010 | by (somerville mass) – See all my reviews

The other review here pretty much expresses most my feelings. I'd like to add that the film serves as a wonderful showcase for Andrea Rau. Rau was a model turned softcore actress in Germany who got a big break in DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS. This film, which I saw on VHS as BEYOND EROTICA, was made a few years later and even the lousy full screen cropped video quality cannot dim the love the camera has for this woman. She's very good here and the other lead actors are fun to watch. Hemmings and Valli are slumming here but seem fully committed to their roles ( a sick mother - son cliché relationship ). The details of Hemming's character's obsessions are nicely drawn though, even if their motivation lacks imagination. There is a lot for exploitation fans to enjoy here, not much violence but plenty of human hunting, sickness and depravity to spare, copious nudity and yes, bunny outfits. Director Forque also made the worth a look giallo's IN THE EYE OF THE HURRICANE and TAROT. The film is poorly served by the current VHS versions. This film really should be out on DVD, hopefully soon.


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