Jess Franco has nearly two-hundred movie credits to his name and much more if you consider the various alternate versions he has made of his films. Franco was never shy about remaking his own movies and this here is pretty much a reworking of his NIGHTMARES COME AT NIGH and VOODOO PASSION. In the film Lina Romay plays a nightclub act who begins to have dreams of her carrying out sexual relations with men before killing them. Is this all a dream or is her friend hypnotizing her into seeking revenge for him? I didn't care for either of the earlier versions of this and I can't say I cared too much for this one either. There are certainly some very interesting aspects here but there just wasn't enough to make it worth viewing. It should be noted that I had to watch the film in Spanish without any subtitles but outside the opening sequence there's very little dialogue here. What does work is a nice music score by Franco himself (under the Pablo Villa name), which is a strange mixture of jazz and blues but this score really puts you in the hypnotic state that the film wants from the viewer. The cinematography was also quite nice and mixed with the score you get the biggest benefit as this really makes you feel the twisted "visions" that Romay's character is having. As for Romay, she's not too bad here as she pretty much just has to lay around in various sexual acts and moan. Franco always liked to film her doing this so she was certainly a pro by this date. I was a little surprised to see the sexuality and nudity wasn't as high as one might think and the subject matter is pretty watered down compared to VOODOO PASSION, which is certainly the dirtiest of the three versions.
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