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Director:
Writers:
Bo Arne Vibenius (screenplay) &
Bo Arne Vibenius (an original story)
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Release Date:
5 June 1974 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Sweden's sensational Christina Lindberg as the working girl they pushed too far! (US 1975 release) See more »
Plot:
A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Mute and Beautiful? I'm in love. See more (83 total) »

Cast

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Christina Lindberg ... Frigga
Heinz Hopf ... Tony
Despina Tomazani ... Lip-stick lesbian
Per-Axel Arosenius ... Frigga's Father (as Per Axel Arosenius)
Solveig Andersson ... Sally
Björn Kristiansson
Marie-Louise Mannervall ... Woman in village
Hildur Lindberg ... Mother's Friend
Stig Lokrantz
Olle Nordlander
Marshall McDough (as Marshal Mc Donagh)
Gunnar Palm
Pamela Pethö-Galantai ... Young Frigga
Lennart Robertsson
Hans-Eric Stenborg
Stig Ström
Lars Sääv
Bruno Sörwing
Gunnel Wadner ... Frigga's Mother
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lars Lundgren ... (uncredited)
Bo Arne Vibenius ... Hot Dog vendor (uncredited)

Directed by
Bo Arne Vibenius  (as Alex Fridolinski)
 
Writing credits
Bo Arne Vibenius (screenplay) (as Bo A Vibenius)

Bo Arne Vibenius (an original story) (as Alex Fridolinski)

Produced by
Bo Arne Vibenius .... producer (as Bo A Vibenius)
 
Original Music by
Ralph Lundsten (music composed by)
 
Cinematography by
Andreas Bellis (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Brian Wikström 
 
Production Management
Bo Lundqvist .... unit manager
 
Sound Department
Dennis Hennicks .... sound
Bengt Kåring .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Stig Limér .... special effects
 
Stunts
Per Hessman .... stunt man
Jan Kreigsman .... stunt coordinator
Dan Lindhe .... stunt man
Lars Lundgren .... stunt man
Bo Sunnefeldt .... stunt man
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Henri Alexander .... assistant cameraman
Ted Lindahl .... electrician
Sture Åsberg .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Oskarsdotter .... costume designer: Miss Lindberg
 
Other crew
Anna Oskarsdotter .... assistant to producer (as Anna Maria Anefelt)
Bo Arne Vibenius .... presenter (as Bo A Vibenius)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Thriller - en grym film" - Sweden (original title)
"Hooker's Revenge" - USA (reissue title)
"They Call Her One Eye" - USA (censored version)
"Thriller: They Call Her One Eye" - USA (DVD box title)
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Runtime:
104 min | UK:80 min (heavily cut) | USA:82 min (R-rated version) | Australia:92 min (R-rated cut)
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Certification:
Australia:R (cut) (1976) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Finland:(Banned) (cut) (1975) | Italy:VM18 | Sweden:(Banned) (original rating: 1973) | Sweden:15 (re-rating) (1974) (heavily cut) | UK:R (original rating: 1974) | UK:X (re-rating) (1976) (heavily cut) | USA:R (heavily cut) | USA:Unrated (uncut) | West Germany:18
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Trivia:
In a 2009 interview with Film Bizarro, a website dedicated to underground and independent films, Christina Lindberg confirmed that she did not appear in the hardcore sex scenes featured in the uncut version of the film. The actors were "Romeo and Juliet", a couple known for traveling around in their vehicle to perform live sex shows.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the police car runs over a piece of grass between two roads, you can clearly see tire tracks from earlier takes.See more »
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FAQ

What are the differences between the so-called Vengeance Edition and the Limited Edition?
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Mute and Beautiful? I'm in love., 1 December 2007
Author: ElijahCSkuggs from Happy Land, who lives in a Gumdrop House on Lolly Pop Lane

The story of a young, beautiful woman with an unfortunate past being forced and manipulated into being a "stable girl" for a sleazy pimp. Well, One Eye isn't just the angelic figure she appears to be. She's full of vengeance and she's forming a plan that will avenge her and her family. But don't take my word for it, check out Thriller: A Cruel Picture and see for yourself.

They Call Her One Eye aka Thriller: A Cruel Picture is one revenge flick all fans of the genre should seek out. I personally thought it was a very well done slow burn revenge film. But there are many fans of the genre out there, that thought it was too slow. There are also some scenes where it's like "okay, let's go." Weird part, it's during the action scenes. You'll know what I mean when you see the flick. But there are many scenes where you won't notice the time flying by. Especially when Christina Lindberg is butt naked. God, what a sight that is. She's reason enough to check this film out. The other main actor who plays the bad guy/capturer does a very good job with his role. He really delivers his lines very well. All in all, Lindberg and They Call Her One Eye is easily one of the better revenge flicks out there, and everyone that considers themselves a fan of exploit/revenge flicks owes it to themselves to catch this baby....just don't treat her poorly.

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