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Emanuelle in America (1977)

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An American journalist travels throughout the world in search of a good story by joining a modern-day harem and traveling to Venice to see what really goes on at diplomatic parties. While ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Laura Gemser ...
Emanuelle
Gabriele Tinti ...
Alfredo Elvize, Duke of Mount Elba
Roger Browne ...
The Senator
Riccardo Salvino ...
Bill
Lars Bloch ...
Eric van Darren
Paola Senatore ...
Laura Elvize
Maria Piera Regoli ...
Diana Smith
Giulio Bianchi ...
Tony
Efrem Appel ...
Joe
Matilde Dall'Aglio
Carlo Foschi
Maria Renata Franco
Giulio Massimini
Stefania Nocilli ...
Janet the Model
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Storyline

An American journalist travels throughout the world in search of a good story by joining a modern-day harem and traveling to Venice to see what really goes on at diplomatic parties. While trying to expose a corrupt government official, Emanuelle stumbles upon a group that uses kidnapped girls to make and sell snuff films. A brush with death leaves Emanuelle wondering if it is perhaps time to hang up her camera for good. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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No one is ever the same after . . . Emanuelle See more »

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Adult | Drama | Mystery

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5 January 1977 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Brutal Nights  »

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Gemini has an entirely different dubbing voice (and accent) in her two scenes. See more »

Quotes

Emanuelle: Don't you think that a hot bath is nice as a lover's caress?
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Connections

Referenced in Joe D'Amato at Eurofest (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Celebrate Myself
Written by Nico Fidenco
Performed by Armonium
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Pleasant and pernicious
30 December 2003 | by (Mountains of Madness) – See all my reviews

If pernicious is a stronger word for ugly, then it applies here, but I'm not referring to the "snuff" footage sequence, I'm referring to the non-sex/non-horror scenes. They're so unbelievably boring and poorly acted that you could end up leaving the theatre (or living room) and missing out on the sleaze.

The film's soundtrack is outstanding and captures the era wonderfully.

As always, Laura Gemser is captivating and too sexy for words, and the film's explicitness verges on hardcore for most of the time and crosses the softcore line once or twice.

But it's the "snuff" footage sleaze fans want and it doesn't disappoint. Almost SALO-esque in its intensity and terribly well executed, it arrives in context but blurs its context quickly because it is unexpectedly extreme and realistic.

Worth seeing once or twice. Or owning, if the inclination's there.


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