Composer Gordon Stuart brutally rapes a fashion model, goes to trial, gets freed, comes back and rapes her little sister. She takes revenge.

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Cast

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Chris McCormick
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Gordon Stuart
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Steve Edison
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Nathan Cartright
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Martin McCormick
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Kathy McCormick
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Francesco (as Francesco)
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Sister Margaret
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Sister Monica
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Vogue Lady
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Composer Gordon Stuart brutally rapes a fashion model, goes to trial, gets freed, comes back and rapes her little sister. She takes revenge. Written by Humberto Amador

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2 April 1976 (USA)  »

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The film attracted a lot of controversy at the time of release due to the graphic nature of the rape scene. Rapes had been depicted onscreen before now (Hope Lange's violation in Death Wish (1974) being a notable example) but they had rarely been shown in such detail and at such length. Lamont Johnson intended with the rape scene to almost make the audience feel that they were being subjected to the ordeal themselves. Unfortunately, many groups - mainly feminist ones - felt that he was merely exploiting the situation and his lead actress. See more »

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In the final scene with the shotgun, the edge of a green stuntman's mat (or airbag) is visible at the lower right side of the car. See more »

Quotes

Chris McCormick: Stop! You're killing me!
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Referenced in Call Me Angel, Sir (1976) See more »

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Lipstick Montage
Written and Performed by Michel Polnareff, Arranged by Jimmie Haskell
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What are the *real* reasons for the negative comments?
29 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First, I *have* seen this movie. It's not a great movie (most movies aren't), but it seems to me that those making negative comments "protest too much". They were clever enough to avoid openly making a charge of "Political Correctness", but I strongly suspect that the real reason for the most negative comments is that those making them are livid that that *nasty* girl (an early "feminazi, no doubt) *dared* to take it upon herself to exact retribution, a retribution that was illegal, to be sure, but which was quite just as far as I'm concerned. No doubt there are plenty of people who are quite unpleased with the idea that a mere woman might hold a male (and a white male at that) accountable for his actions in such a drastic way.


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