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Downtown - Die nackten Puppen der Unterwelt (1975)

In Puerto Rico, a down-on-his-luck private detective is hired by a woman to take compromising photos of her husband, a notorioous nightclub owner. After he finishes the job, he finds ... See full summary »

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Cynthia
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Inspector Mendoza
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Lola
Beni Cardoso ...
Rita
Eric Falk ...
Carlos Rivas
Raymond Hardy ...
Pepe
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Olga Ramos
Ronald Weiss ...
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Roman Huber
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Stripper
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In Puerto Rico, a down-on-his-luck private detective is hired by a woman to take compromising photos of her husband, a notorioous nightclub owner. After he finishes the job, he finds himself hauled in by the police, who inform him that the nightclub owner has been murdered--and that he is the prime suspect. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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That sleazy Franco Feeling...
13 April 2003 | by (the netherlands) – See all my reviews

This film with Jesús Franco himself in the main role as a sleazy hitman is a slow but sensual experience. The music in the film feels like a summer's breeze: the oh-so-relaxing kind of jazz soundtrack Jess Franco is famous for. Then there are the beautiful women: Lina Romay and Martine Stedil are a bisexual killer couple. The many arousing erotic scenes show extreme close-ups of their private parts. These scenes are very much 'pornographic' yet the nudity in this film is so peaceful, not as in Hollywood film where they always make a too big point out of a nude scene: Here women go to bath without wrapping themselves in big towels. They sleep naked when it's hot, and they don't hide behind anything when they wake and stand up. Lina Romay in particular plays a very hot and sexy femme-fatale. The character played by Franco is like a comic character. He's small, looks funny, thinks he's smart but makes a mess out of everything. The entire film is covered in a very seventies decor. The colors, the people, the designs. A fine film for lovers of sexy seventies cinema and a must-see for Franco fans.


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