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Greg Corarito (written by)
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Following his car crash, Wanda and Greta kidnap the semi-conscious Sylvester into their place. He is then tied up to a bed, hypnotized, whipped and raped by Wanda's women. Can an escaped mental patient break in and even the odds? Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Possibly the weirdest nudie cutie flick I've seen yet See more (3 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Katharine Shubeck ... Wanda
Richard Compton ... Sylvester (as Dick Dangerfield)
Janine Sweet ... Greta
Patty Roberts
Lindy Birde
Mary Weatler
Lynn Harris ... First Statue / Girl in Green Bikini
Sheri Jackson ... Salesgirl
Linda Stiles ... Girl in Striped Bikini
Iris Dawne
Estelle Murphy
Greg Corarito ... Movie Patron
Robert Luisi
Lauri Davis
Jean Rodgers
Jacque Lee
Daryl Colinot ... The Maniac
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vincene Wallace ... Girl in Floral Bikini (uncredited)
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Directed by
Greg Corarito 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Greg Corarito  written by

Produced by
Greg Corarito .... producer
Robert Vincent O'Neill .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Al Quick 
 
Cinematography by
Bruce Scott (director of photography) (as B. Scott)
 
Film Editing by
Gary Graver 
 
Production Management
Harry Swartz .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Compton .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Ken Fox .... property master
 
Sound Department
Arthur Itceze .... recording technician
Sam Kopetzky .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Selkink .... lighting grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ree Fox .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
The Masochists .... music performers
 
Other crew
Lynne Cole .... script supervisor
Joel Sussman .... unit publicist
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Wanda the Hypnotist" - USA (short title)
"Wanda, the Sadistic Hypnotist" - USA (alternative title)
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69 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Title card at the finish reads "FIN" in the French style, instead of "The End".See more »
Quotes:
[when one of Wanda's women starts raping him after Wanda hypnotised her to]
Sylvester:What are you doing to me? Lady, you don't understand, I'm a Republican!
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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Possibly the weirdest nudie cutie flick I've seen yet, 8 October 2007
Author: TheMarquisDeSuave from Worcester, MA

"Wanda, the Sadistic Hypnotist" is possibly the weirdest nudie cutie film I've yet seen, and I'm including "The Acid Eaters" and "Psyched by the 4D Witch" in that statement. Its moronic beyond belief and yet refuses to follow any logical laws of narrative cinema. Don't make any attempt to follow the plot, because you're just bound to get a headache. When watching this kind of flick, I wonder if the makers were attempting to create something so surreal or if the weirdness by purely accidental. I'm leaning somewhere in the middle. They were attempting to cash in on the hallucinogenic generation by including LSD as a plot device, but the horrible production values and complete lack of continuity add another degree of surrealism. Plus, there's some interesting instances of meta-fiction involved (the film constantly references its a film).

This is a strange flick, but don't mistake it to be anything of actual quality. Its horribly directed with lots of over-the-top acting. The director has no idea how to keep a pace going or include anything resembling continuity. Fortunately, I'd have it no other way when dealing with this psychedelic nudie cutie. There's several sex scenes that go on for a bit too long, but the absurdity and the hilarious dialog make it completely worth watching for fans of this kind of crap. Its one of the most entertaining products I've seen from Something Weird in a long while, and you know thats saying a lot. (7/10)

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