Yellow Emanuelle (1977)
"Il mondo dei sensi di Emy Wong" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama  |  7 January 1977 (Italy)
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After a wild night on the town, a dashing British airline pilot is attacked by thugs, and when he wakes in hospital he finds himself being cared for by a beautiful doctor, Emy Wong. He ... See full summary »


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Complete credited cast:
Chai Lee ...
Dr. Emy Wong
Giuseppe Pambieri ...
George Taylor
Ilona Staller ...
Helen Miller / Helga
Claudio Giorgi
Rik Battaglia


After a wild night on the town, a dashing British airline pilot is attacked by thugs, and when he wakes in hospital he finds himself being cared for by a beautiful doctor, Emy Wong. He falls in love with her, but Emy gravely informs him that, in the ancient East Asian custom, she is betrothed to a man she has never met. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <>

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Dishonored and Abandoned, She Falls Into a Desperate Life of Prostitution.




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7 January 1977 (Italy)  »

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Emmanuelle in the Orient  »

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Yellow Emmannuelle is more like a yellow fever
8 March 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a disjointed movie. Seriously. The movie spends too much time on part of the story, and not enough on the other, where the sex bits in between are something of a cut and pace style. There are some really erotic moments as to Emy Wong's scenes of pleasuring men in the global trade of prostitution. She falls in love with a naval officer, who's called up on another trip and she hits the dumps. So, our shy Asian philly seeks sex from other men, after coming to the conclusion that Romeo's never gonna return. She really gets an education, after attending a sex school run by a strict money hungry madam. At the sound of a double clap, she has a thin shirtless Asian dude who tries out all the newies (fresh meat) and the positions amidst shots of pornographic art, one unforgettable scene has his nude ramming buttocks, reflected in a mirror, as he humps Emy. I loved that brazenness to this movie but on the whole, this one turns out to be quite a bore. Our naval officer tracks down Emy, and so begins a reuniting of lovebirds, where Emy gives up the biz. Tragedy strikes for one, when the two are interrupted by a former client in a restaurant, a middle aged guy who obviously can't get enough of her, or probably is infatuated with her. Emy refuses to acknowledge him. Such a typical scenario, of this 'hanger on/harassing customer, interrupt pro's new life' have been used in so many other prostitute type films. We do have some nice Asian night shots, plus a cat fight, involving Emy, fighting another pro for a standing street spot. And too we have some lotto game (I don't know what you call it), where the winner gets to see Emy do some nude frontal dancing, amidst a song I haven't heard in yonks.

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