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La settima donna (1978)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller, Horror | 20 April 1978 (Italy)
Sister Cristina (Florinda Bolkan) plays a nun who takes the teenage girls in her care to a remote house where they rehearse A Midsummer Night's Dream. Three thugs show up, brutally raping ... See full summary »

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Sister Cristina
Ray Lovelock ...
Aldo
Flavio Andreini ...
Walter
Sherry Buchanan ...
Elisa
Stefano Cedrati ...
Nino
Laura Tanziani ...
Lucia
Laura Trotter ...
Claudia
Karina Verlier ...
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Luisa Maneri ...
Matilde (as Annalisa Pesce)
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Sister Cristina (Florinda Bolkan) plays a nun who takes the teenage girls in her care to a remote house where they rehearse A Midsummer Night's Dream. Three thugs show up, brutally raping and terrorizing the girls, killing one by raping her with a cane, until Bolkan renounces her teachings and seeks bloody revenge. Written by Ørnås

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Place for the Landing
Music by Roberto Pregadio
Lyrics by Ray Lovelock
Sung by Ray Lovelock
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Last House on the Beach
16 June 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Last House on the Beach (1978)

* (out of 4)

Yet another Italian rip off of Wes Craven's Last House on the Left, which of course was nothing but a rip of Ingmar Bergman's masterful The Virgin Spring. A nun and her five students are practicing a concert in a house far away from anyone when three thugs, running from the police, break in on them. Soon the thugs are raping, torturing and beating the girls so the nun finally gets fed up and takes her own revenge. I've seen a lot of these rips over the years but this one here is without a doubt the worst of the bunch. If you're looking for a watered down version of the Craven film then this is the movie for you as the violence all takes place off screen and we're often just shown the aftermath. The rape sequences are very tame and often don't even feature any nudity. As with the Bergman film, this movie tries to use religion as an undertone but it never works. The entire film is very lazy but what makes the film unwatchable are all of the characters who are annoying from the start and only get worse. The performances are what you'd expect from a film like this but the direction is quite horrid as Prosper brings no energy, suspense or drama to the film. Florinda Bolkan, a Euro Horror favorite to many, plays the nun and does a decent job with the role.


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