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Il miele del diavolo (1986)

Unrated | | Thriller | 21 August 1986 (Italy)
A young woman abducts and subjects a doctor to various sexual torture acts whom she holds responsible for the death of her boyfriend.



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Complete credited cast:
Dr. Wendell Simpson
Carol Simpson
Blanca Marsillach ...
Stefano Madia ...
Paula Molina ...
Sandra (as Paola Marina)
Bernard Seray ...


Dr. Wendell Simpson is troubled surgeon with a nagging wife, named Carol, and stressful hospital job, who botches a surgery on an injured young man, named Johnny, who then dies under his care. The man's dangerously disturbed girlfriend, Jessica, abducts the doctor and holds him captive at her apartment and subjects him to mind games and sexual torture because she holds the doctor responsible for the death of her boyfriend which triggers hidden repressed memories about Jessica and Johnny's times together, while Dr. Simpson finds himself pervasively drawn to this strange young woman holding him captive. Written by matt-282

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21 August 1986 (Italy)  »

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Dangerous Obsession  »

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Italian censorship visa # 81711 delivered on 1-8-1986. See more »


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Blanca Marsillach looks great, everything else just so-so
25 March 2001 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

Not exactly a cinematic classic, but it's okay as foreign films go. Corinne Clery got a top billing, but she played only a minor character in this film. The real star was Blanca Marsillach, and she was pretty good, inasmuch as I can tell in a film that appeared to be dubbed. Her sweet, innocent look was a good one for the violent revenge she takes. (Man, I wish European actresses would shave their armpits, though) Also in the early scenes where "Johnny" was playing the saxophone, it was painfully obvious that he was not. Grade: C+

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