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Macumba sexual (1983)

Unrated | | Horror | 20 October 1983 (Spain)
Princess Obongo, the Goddess of Unspeakable Lust, uses dark powers to ensnare a hapless couple of yuppies, so that she can imbue them with evil and conquer the world.

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Ajita Wilson ...
Princesa Obongo
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Alice Brooks (as Candy Coster)
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Novio de Alice (as Robert Foster)
Lorna Green ...
Amapola
José Ferro ...
Tulipán
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Recepcionista (as Juan G. Cabral)
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The Spanish real estate agent Alice Brooks and her French lover that is a writer travel on vacation to the Canary Islands. Alice has erotic and very realistic SM dreams with the mysterious black woman and her two slaves. Out of the blue, her boss calls her and tells that Princess Obongo from Gran Canaria wants to buy a real state in Atlantic City and he asks Alice to sell the property. Alice realizes that Princess Obongo is the woman of her dreams and she is seduced by the lustful woman. But she realizes soon that it was actually a dream, and she questions to her lover whether she had had a premonition. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Pretty decent dreamlike Franco.
11 January 2011 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Jesus Franco's wife and muse Lina Romay plays the wife of Antonio Mayans who is plagued by a series of sado-sexual nightmares about transsexual dominatrix named Princess Obongo.Romay's life becomes more and more sexually depraved.Extremely sleazy and very dreamlike horror movie with tons of graphic nudity and sex.Jesus Franco's cameo as a mentally challenged suitor is particularly memorable.The film was shot on volcanic Gran Canaria.The desert setting is unusually striking and beautiful.I am not a great fan of Jesus Franco's sleazy excess,but "Macumba Sexual" is certainly watchable.If you liked "Vampyros Lesbos" or "Sadomania" you can't go wrong with this stylish piece of utter smut.7 out of 10.


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