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Howard R. Cohen (screenplay)
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Release Date:
26 April 1985 (USA) See more »
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No man can touch her naked steel
Plot:
Set during the days of the Roman Empire. A simple village is raided by Roman troops, and most of the people are whisked off to be slaves or killed... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Best reason to see this movie: Lana Clarkson on the rack See more (18 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Lana Clarkson ... Amethea
Katt Shea ... Estrild
Frank Zagarino ... Argan
Dawn Dunlap ... Taramis
Susana Traverso ... Tiniara
Victor Bo ... Strymon
Armando Capo ... Arrakur (as Arman Chapman)
Andrea Barbieri ... Zoraida (as Andrea Barbizon)
Tony Middleton ... Zohar
Andrea Scriven ... Dariac
Roberto Catarineu ... Shibdiz (as Robert Carson)
Matilde Mur ... Eunuco (as Matilda Muir)
Eddie Pequenino ... Vendedor (as Eddie Little)
Patrick Duggan ... Shaman
Lucy Tiller ... Orellia
Ivan Grey ... Karax (as Ivan Green)
Theodore McNabney ... Cerus (as Theo McNabney)
Ricardo Jordán ... Vanir (as Richard R. Jordan)
John Head ... Alfana
Daniel Seville ... Kantaka
Eva Adanaylo ... Ciega (as Eva Donnelly)
Enrique Fynn Sastre ... Guard (as Henry Finn)
Grace Castle ... Arrakur's Lover
Luis Alday ... Warrior (as Louis Alday)
Norman Friedman ... Warrior
Alexander Essex ... Warrior
Daniel Ripari ... Warrior (as Guy Reed)
Alfredo Alesandrini ... Warrior (as Alfred Alexander)
Arturo Noal ... Warrior (as Arthur Neal)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marcos Woinsky ... Arrakur's Right-Hand Man (uncredited)

Directed by
Héctor Olivera 
 
Writing credits
Howard R. Cohen (screenplay)

Produced by
Frank K. Isaac .... producer (as Frank Isaac)
Alejandro Sessa .... producer (as Alex Sessa)
Roger Corman .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Christopher Young  (as Chris Young)
 
Non-Original Music by
James Horner (from "Battle Beyond the Stars")
 
Cinematography by
Rodolfo Denevi (director of photography) (as Rudy Donovan)
 
Film Editing by
Silvia Ripoll  (as Sylvia Roberts)
Leslie Rosenthal 
 
Art Direction by
María Julia Bertotto  (as Julia Bertram)
 
Makeup Department
Arny Alfieri .... makeup effects
María Laura López .... makeup artist (as Mary Laura)
Lucía Sena .... assistant makeup artist (as Lucy Seman)
Willy Smith .... makeup effects
Rodolfo Spinetta .... hair dresser (as Ron Lee)
 
Production Management
Alejandro Arando .... production manager (as Alex Plowing)
Deborah Brock .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Ascot .... third assistant director
Américo Ortiz de Zárate .... first assistant director (as Andrew Sargent)
Claudio Reiter .... second assistant director (as Charles Ritter)
Alex Sessa Jr. .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Gustavo Acosta .... props (as Gus Ames)
Jorge de la Reta .... props (as George David)
Francisco Mascareño .... construction foreman (as Frank Matthews)
 
Sound Department
Daniel Castronuovo .... production mixer (as Daniel Castle)
 
Special Effects by
Arny Alfieri .... special effects
Willy Smith .... special effects
 
Stunts
Arturo Noal .... stunt coordinator (as Arthur Neal)
Daniel Ripari .... stunt coordinator (as Guy Reed)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Miguel Amengual .... gaffer (as Michael Armstrong)
Óscar Colombari .... second assistant camera (as Oscar Barry)
José Cámara .... key grip (as Joe Cannon)
Federico Fernández .... best boy (as Fred Freeman)
Oscar González .... assistant camera (as Oscar Johnson)
Aurelio Kerbs .... electrician (as A.B. Kerbs)
Lionel Lobótrico .... camera operator (as Lionel Logan)
Walter Lobótrico .... electrician (as Walter Lobo)
Andrés Nielsen .... electrician (as Andrew Neilson)
Hans Ritter .... still photographer
Tony Salvatori .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mónica Mendoza .... wardrobe assistant (as Monica Mahoney)
Beatriz Quiroga .... wardrobe mistress (as Beatrice Rowe)
 
Editorial Department
Margarita Brondolo .... negative cutter (as Margaret Bryant)
Jorge Firdman .... assistant editor (as George Fairfax)
Fernando Guariniello .... assistant editor (as Fred Guariniello)
 
Music Department
Jeff Vaughn .... score mixer
 
Other crew
Horacio Ciancia .... production assistant (as Horace Smithe)
Ginny Nugent .... production coordinator
Daniel Taylor .... production assistant
 

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Runtime:
72 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Goofs:
Continuity: In one shot of Taramis tied to the tree, there is dark red paint on her right breast. In all other shots, there is none.See more »
Quotes:
Zohar:[as he is torturing the bare-breasted Amethea on a rack] . You must learn to say "please". You must learn to say all sorts of things. Like how you got into the city. And what you came here for. And where your rebel friends are.
Arrakur:[Walks into the room with Taramis at his side] . Ahem. Allow me to interrupt.
Amethea:[Zohar pulls a lever which painfully stretches her body] . AAAAGGGGHHHH!... Ohhhh!... ohhh.
Arrakur:She still has nothing to say to us?
Zohar:She's a strong one!
Arrakur:You've broken stronger.
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Referenced in Chopping Mall (1986)See more »

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23 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Best reason to see this movie: Lana Clarkson on the rack, 30 October 1998
Author: Troy Whigham from Florida

I was in college when this film was released and it really made an impression on me. Now, I'm not saying that it moved me to deep philosophical thinking. Rather, this movie is one that can be seen in fast-forward mode on your VCR and you won't miss a bit of the plot (which I'll give in a bit). The impression it made on me was one of Lana Clarkson, who plays the lead role, topless and tied to an upright rack while she's tortured with a needle by a smallish man with large glasses.

Now the reason she's there: Amathea (Lana Clarkson) was about to be married to the prince of her village when soldiers charge in and slaughter just about everyone. The prince is captured and Amathea escapes into the woods where she joins up with 3 other warriors. They plan to go to the city and rescue the prince. Along the way they manage to kill a few straggling soldiers, rescue a woman tied to fence who's topless and has been whipped, and make friends with rebels seeking to overthrow the local ruler. Amathea's sister allows herself to be captured by the ruler so that she can be his concubine and Amathea is captured while trying to rescue her. The king thinks Amathea is part of the rebel movement and orders her to be tortured until she identifies the rebel leaders. After the 5 minute torture scene, Amathea throws the torturer into a vat of acid and escapes, freeing the gladiators and the prince and creating a mediocre fight scene wherein the ruler is overthrown and the people are free.

Don't see this movie for the plot. Don't see it for the dialogue. You'll want to see it because the 4 main actresses in the film eventually have nude scenes in this order: rape, nipple play, wrestling, woman on the fence topless, rape, stripped topless, Lana's torture scene. The rape scenes are weak, the wrestling is short. I'm convinced that the only reason they made a sequel was to show Lana Clarkson on a rack again (see "Barbarian Queen II"). Unless you're into bad barbarian sword-and-sandle movies, mild rape, Lana Clarkson, and/or bondage, you can skip this movie. Me, I saw it for Lana Clarkson.

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