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La lupa mannara (1976)

R | | Horror | June 1977 (USA)
A woman has dreams that she is a werewolf so she goes out and finds men. She proceeds to have sex with them and then rip their throats out with her teeth. She eventually falls in love but ... See full summary »

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(as R.D. Silver)

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(as Rino DeSilvestro), (English dialogue) (as Tony La Penna) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Annik Borel ...
Daniela Neseri
Howard Ross ...
Luca Mondini
...
Elena Neseri
Tino Carraro ...
Count Neseri
Elio Zamuto ...
Psychiatrist
Osvaldo Ruggieri
Andrea Scotti ...
Arrighi
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Inspector Modica
Felicita Fanny ...
Doctor in car
Isabella Rosa
Giuliana Giuliani
Anna Mallarini
Maria Renata Franco ...
(as Renata Franco)
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Rapist
...
Alvaro - Rapist
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A woman has dreams that she is a werewolf so she goes out and finds men. She proceeds to have sex with them and then rip their throats out with her teeth. She eventually falls in love but then she is raped and her lover is murdered so she goes out for revenge. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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A true story so brutal and horrifying it was kept from the public for over a century! See more »

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Selected by Quentin Tarantino for the First Quentin Tarantino Film Fest in Austin, Texas, 1996. Tarantino had actually never seen the picture before he screened it. He loved it so much that all subsequent Quentin Tarantino Film Fests had a surprise movie added to the end of each all-nighter known as the "Wolf Woman" selection, defined as an outrageous exploitation film sure to wake the audience up. "Wolf Women" selections over the years have included The Blood Spattered Bride (1972) and Goliathon (1977). See more »

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Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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Classic Euro-Horror
4 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

I am so sick of the sad morality of typical horror fans who Jes love those predicable ultra violent films & are abhorred by nudity- sorry you are a bunch of 13 year old girls praying for a scary PG-13 Film.And this is not that. 1st of all Ann Borel is one of the most exquisite women ever to appear in film. 2ndly the style of this film is in fact quite modern ie Penny Dreadful -current Showtime "serial"style. The "werewolf" concept has been modified. There is a "traditional werewolf" portrayed in the opening segment but for most of the film the she were-wolf "Daniella" is simply cursed with the werewolf blood of her great grandmother. In addition -She is tormented by a rape -and disturbed -sadly by sex after that until she finds a good man & happiness. Then she is brutally gang-raped & finds revenge. But this is not a spoiler of the end!!!!!!! Literally worthy of HBO. But then Ann Borel is a beautiful woman & way too much for most of the other reviewers who just love those pg-13 horror films made for teenage girls. If you love Dario Argento or Jesus Franco you will love this film. Of course a dubbed from Italian Film will appear to be poorly acted - but at least you don't have to read subtitles to watch this. A great classic - a long forgotten film beauty. Easily owned on DVD for less than $10 from the 50 Sci-Fi Movie Classics Collection on Mill Creek. Seriously 50 other movies too!!!


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