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April 1977 (USA) See more »
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She starts where Emmanuelle left off [UK]
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Olivia Pascal stars as Vanessa who was raised in a convent after the death of her parents. Due to an... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Among the better films of its kind See more (6 total) »

Cast

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Olivia Pascal ... Vanessa
Anton Diffring ... Cooper
Uschi Zech ... Jackie
Günter Clemens ... Adrian
Eva Eden ... Clé
Henry Heller
Eva Leuze
Astrid Boner ... Oberin
Gisela Krauss ... Hilda
Peter M. Krueger
Tom Garven
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Otto Retzer ... Machetenbesitzer (uncredited)

Directed by
Hubert Frank 
 
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Joos De Ridder 

Produced by
Karl Spiehs .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mathilde Basedow 
Gerhard Heinz 
 
Cinematography by
Franz Xaver Lederle  (as Franz X. Lederle)
 
Film Editing by
Mimi Werkmann 
Eva Zeyn 
 

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91 min
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Canada:R (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Finland:K-18 | Norway:18 (1983) | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | USA:X | USA:R (edited for re-rating) (1979) | West Germany:18 (nf)
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Jackie:All religious writings are pornographic.See more »
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References Emmanuelle (1974)See more »

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15 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Among the better films of its kind, 7 August 2000
Author: smatysia (feldene@comcast.net) from Houston

I like 1970's European soft-core movies so much more than what passes for that genre today. They made real movies (with a lot of nudity) which had actual plots (even if those plots were designed to lead to the nudity). Today's films are, or seem to be, just heavily edited hard-core porno films. Back then, they would photograph real live women, rather than today's cement-like mounds of silicone. Okay, about "Vanessa". The star, Olivia Pascal, was very beautiful, exuding an innocent charm that really helps a sex movie. She could have benefitted, I thought, though, from a quick armpit shave. She wasn't terribly furry there, though, so that wasn't too jarring. The film had a lot of good shots of Hong Kong. Here's the scorecard: 16 breasts, 6 butts, and 6 pubic hair shots. However, I saw the version cut down by about 15 minutes for American cable TV. (I taped this movie about 10 years ago.) I'd really like to know what all was cut. Overall, among the better films of its kind.

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