Klaus Kinski believed that he lived through the same experiences as the legendary "devil violinist" Niccolò Paganini, who set all of nineteenth-century Europe into a frenzy and through ... See full summary »
Klaus kinski plays the ghost of Duncan McBride, murdered owner of a plantation and ruby mine on the island of Sunanow, in the South China sea. The mine, and the Curse which killed his uncle... See full summary »
A cruel dictator rules a Latin American state. Corruption, brutality and exploitation are present every day. A few people begin to organise resistance. Under the leader "El Leopardo" a ... See full summary »
During the 1800s, paroled Brazilian bandit Cobra Verde is sent to West Africa with a few troops to man an old Portuguese fort and to convince the local African ruler to resume the slave trade with Brazil.
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Strange doctor secretly experiments with androids on his space station. His assistant is Max, a curious android who wants to see the world and meet a girl. Criminals Maggie and two other hide on their station and soon violence erupts.
Until a few months ago, this belated Italian adventure film was (incredibly enough) so rare that not even the IMDb listed it...this despite the fact that the cast includes two powerhouse international stars in Klaus Kinski and Harvey Keitel!!; for the record, director Caminito would soon be directing KInski again in VAMPIRE IN VENICE (1988) the troubled but not entirely worthless sequel to Herzog's 1979 version of NOSFERATU. The film's first half deals with boozing big game hunter Kinski's deranged quest for an 'immortal' panther that had killed his young bride (Kinksi's real-life spouse Deborah Caprioglio) which leads to his being jailed and the animal dying by other hands in the interim! Having no other compulsion to keep him alive, Kinski quits the hot climate of the Savannah to go after ruthless seal hunters in the Arctic but, perhaps inevitably, Kinski is soon lost in a blizzard and is later discovered floating dead but with eyes wide open under the ice by Keitel. Unfortunately, this very short scene is the only one to be 'shared' between the two actors and, admittedly, I was initially disappointed on finding that Keitel would not be portraying Kinski's Arctic nemesis but merely his replacement. Besides, the latter segment is bogged down by too many scenes of Eskimese hospitality but, in the long run, the snowy landscapes, the shots of animal life and the blood-thirsty climactic confrontation save the day. Thankfully, the director does not dwell inordinately on graphic sequences depicting the extermination of the seals and the whole concoction is permeated by a haunting, part choral-part electronic score courtesy of composer Luigi Ceccarelli.
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