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Joe D'Amato (screenplay)
Joe D'Amato (story)
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Release Date:
20 April 1978 (Italy) See more »
While attempting to interview an elusive gangster, photojournalist Emanuelle notices a man pushing a girl in a wheelchair through the airport... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Quite enjoyable, great music See more (7 total) »


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Laura Gemser ... Emanuelle
Ely Galleani ... Susan Towers
Gabriele Tinti ... Francis Harley
Venantino Venantini ... Giorgio Rivetti
Pierre Marfurt ... Prince Arausani
Gota Gobert ... Madame Claude
Bryan Rostron ... Jim Barnes
Manuela Romano
Nicola D'Eramo ... Stefan
Anna Toffoli
Tom Felleghy ... The Senator
Maria Letizia Serafino
Aurelia Saba
Fabio Frezza
Elena Maruffi
Maria Grado
Rocco Lerro
Alessandro Valente
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bruno Bertocci ... Uomo all'asta (uncredited)
Simone Brahmann ... (uncredited)
James Sampson ... Car Mechanic (uncredited)
Martin Sorrentino ... Madame Claude's Henchman (uncredited)

Directed by
Joe D'Amato 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joe D'Amato  screenplay (as Aristide Massaccesi)
Joe D'Amato  story (as Aristide Massaccesi)
Romano Scandariato  screenplay

Original Music by
Nico Fidenco 
Cinematography by
Joe D'Amato  (as Aristide Massaccesi)
Film Editing by
Vincenzo Tomassi 
Art Direction by
Carlo Ferri 
Costume Design by
Silvana Scandariato 
Makeup Department
Armenio Marroni .... hair stylist
Marcello Meniconi .... makeup artist
Production Management
Fabrizio De Angelis .... production director
Paolo Gargano .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Donatella Donati .... first assistant director
Romano Scandariato .... second assistant director
Sound Department
Roberto Petrozzi .... sound engineer
Guglielmo Smeraldi .... boom operator
Camera and Electrical Department
Vincent Celli .... chief electrician (as Vincenzo Celli)
Luigi Conversi .... assistant camera
Marcello Laurent .... still photographer (as Marcello Laurenti)
Franco Micheli .... key grip
Enrico Sasso .... camera operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Clary Mirolo .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Alessandra Olsoufieff .... second assistant editor
Aurelio Pennacchia .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Giacomo Dell'Orso .... conductor
Other crew
Dario Armellini .... production secretary
Claudio Bernabei .... continuity
Ilo Saccà .... production accountant
Arturo Dominici .... voice dubbing: Tom Felleghy (uncredited)
Germana Dominici .... voice dubbing: Laura Gemser (uncredited)
Michele Gammino .... voice dubbing: Gabriele Tinti (uncredited)
Gianni Marzocchi .... voice dubbing: Nicola D'Eramo (uncredited)
Anna Miserocchi .... voice dubbing: Gota Gobert (uncredited)
Paila Pavese .... voice dubbing: Ely Galleani (uncredited)
Elio Zamuto .... voice dubbing: Venantino Venantini (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
Canada:88 min | Germany:87 min | France:80 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:R | Finland:K-18 | Norway:18 (2011) (DVD) | UK:X | West Germany:18 (BPjM restricted)

Did You Know?

Several scenes of New York City, including the skyline, shots of the Statue of Liberty, Emanuelle being driven around in the yellow car and entering a building were lifted from the film Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (1977) and re-dubbed.See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)See more »
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What are the differences between the Dutch VHS Version and the Uncensored Version?
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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Quite enjoyable, great music, 3 January 2002
Author: Sven Nordenstam from Stockholm

This is a quite enjoyable little flick, though not as ingenious as Emanuelle and the last Cannibals. Unfortunately, it does not offer the same levels of gore and violence but somewhat compensates this shortcoming by excessive amounts of soft-core and an even more terrific sound-track by the same composer. The "safari"-scenes and the fight in the bowling-alley are unforgettable. Recommended to all fans of 70's sleaze but perhaps not to the general audience.

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