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Sugar Cookies (1973)

A film producer murders his star actress during an erotic "game" and makes it look like suicide. The dead girl's lesbian lover discovers what happened, and plots her revenge.

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George Shannon ...
Max Pavell
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Camila Stone
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Alta Leigh / Julie Kent
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Helene
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Dola
Daniel Sadur ...
Gus
Ondine ...
Roderick
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Oliver
Reid Cruickshanks ...
Det. Schwartz
Thomas Mahony ...
Det. Joe
Ralph R. Ralph ...
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Stanley Kaufman ...
Lawyer (as S. Lloyd Kaufman Sr.)
Shawn Randall ...
Girl In Restaurant
Allen Liffman ...
Man In City Woman
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A film producer murders his star actress during an erotic "game" and makes it look like suicide. The dead girl's lesbian lover discovers what happened, and plots her revenge.

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Theodore Gershuny specifically wrote the role of Camilla for Mary Woronov to play. See more »

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Referenced in The Divine Obsession (1976) See more »

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Sally, Go 'Round the Roses
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Not as sweet as I had hoped.
11 September 2011 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

In 1973, the year before Lloyd Kaufman formed Troma Studios in order to churn out his particular brand of trashy low-budget B-movies, he helped produce Sugar Cookies, an experimental sexploitation flick starring Lynn Lowry (The Crazies, Shivers) as aspiring actress Julie Kent, who is tricked by lesbian seductress Camilla (Mary Woronov) into helping avenge the murder of her lover.

Loaded with dreadfully dull dialogue, languorous scenes of supposedly emotionally intense drama, and of course, plenty of nudity, this sort of ponderous, progressive, art-house styled erotic nonsense might have gone down well with a crowd of enlightened (ie., stoned), sexually liberated hippy types several decades ago, but will seem laughably dated to a modern audience. Even connoisseurs of cult cinema keen to see unconventionally attractive amazonian cult actress Woronov and frisbee-nippled Sissy Spacek-alike Lowry strip off and get it on will probably find this film a struggle.


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