MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 23,002 this week

La donna lupo (1999)

 -  Comedy  -  26 August 1999 (Italy)
4.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.8/10 from 252 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

This is the story of a Sicilian woman that tries to have avidly as many sexual adventures as possible. She uses different identities and personalities, but she can't stop collecting ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1205 titles
created 20 Oct 2011
 
a list of 1000 titles
created 02 Jan 2012
 
a list of 39 titles
created 16 Mar 2012
 
a list of 473 titles
created 19 Aug 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "La donna lupo" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: La donna lupo (1999)

La donna lupo (1999) on IMDb 4.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of La donna lupo.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Auftauchen (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Photography student Nadja Groß (Henriette Heinze) has a lot on her plate, she goes to school, she has a job as a free lancer photographer for a magazine, while economically helping her ... See full summary »

Director: Felicitas Korn
Stars: Henriette Heinze, Golo Euler, Sabine Bach
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An autobiographical, psycho-sexual, fantastical retelling of Steven C. Stewart's point-of-view of life.

Directors: David Brothers, Crispin Glover
Stars: Margit Carstensen, Steven C. Stewart, Carrie Szlasa
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Carlo and Silvia are married since twenty years. He lives with a young lover, while Silvia lives in their original flat. Their 'regular' menage changes when also Silvia starts meeting ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Martone
Stars: Fanny Ardant, Michele Placido, Giovanna Giuliani
Gandu (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Gandu hates his life. He hates his mother. Gandu raps out his hate, anger, dirt and filth of his existence. He and his rickshawpuller friend enter the world of smack, rap, porn and horror. ... See full summary »

Directors: Qaushiq Mukherjee, Q
Stars: Anubrata Basu, Joyraj Bhattacharya, Rii
Scrapbook (Video 2000)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A young woman named Clara is captured by a serial killer named Leonard who records his "life story" by keeping a scrapbook of his many victims. In addition to adhering Polaroids, scraps of ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Stanze
Stars: Emily Haack, Tommy Biondo, Todd Tevlin
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Lazarus is a Cuban appeal that makes a living in Madrid. When his girlfriend Dolores travels from Cuba to Spain to live with him, he is in prison for kidnapping and attempted rape. Dolores ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Merinero
Stars: Roberto Govin, Ramón Merlo, Franciska Ródenas
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Paris, August: Driven by his lust, Richard O. explores the sinuous mysteries of eroticism and the women who populate the summer months.

Director: Damien Odoul
Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Rhizlaine El Cohen, Stéphane Terpereau
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Nello Correale
Stars: Regina Bianchi, Loredana Cannata, Barbara Cupisti
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Sandro Cecca
Stars: Franco Nero, Guia Jelo, Floriana Marino
Tabló (2008)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Gábor Dettre
Stars: Zoltán Mucsi, Kamilla Fátyol, Anna Györgyi
Síndrome (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

The main character of the movie "Sindrome", whose name is Victor, got some bad news from his doctor. He was just told that he has a brain's cancer. And that he left to live for a few months... See full summary »

Director: Liberto Rabal
Stars: Javier Albalá, Adriana Davidova, William Miller
The Whores (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Orlanda, Liuccia, Milù, Blu Blu and Veronica live all in Palermo. And they all are prostitutes (Buttane). We can see them spending their days among clients and desperation. Some got ... See full summary »

Director: Aurelio Grimaldi
Stars: Ida Di Benedetto, Guia Jelo, Lucia Sardo
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
She-Wolf
Arturo Paglia ...
Valerio
Pascal Persiano
Gianluca Cuomo
Loredana Solfizi ...
Valerio's mother
Marcello Aiello
Johnny Scavone
Massimiliano Lagonaro
Nicole Alexandropulos
Marta Bifano
Edit

Storyline

This is the story of a Sicilian woman that tries to have avidly as many sexual adventures as possible. She uses different identities and personalities, but she can't stop collecting adventures. One day she meets Valerio, a young student who falls in love with her. Written by 1felco

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 August 1999 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

The Man-Eater  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References As Good as It Gets (1997) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Like eating a big bowl of salt
15 January 2009 | by (Denver, Colorado and Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

It would be hypocritical of me to rail against sex films since I've watched (and reviewed) plenty of them. But still I maintain there is a difference between liking a liberal amount of salt on your meal and just eating a big bowl salt. Modern-day sex films, whether they be hardcore or softcore, are like a big bowl of salt--they have a lot of sex in them, but absolutely nothing else of substance or interest.

As sex films go this is top drawer. It has very good production values (aside from the atrocious English dubbing, but that wasn't the Italian filmmakers fault). The music especially is excellent--it's interesting and varied and not the usual sub-Kenny G. crap found in sex films. The cinematography is also very good (and it's 35-mm film rather than digital video). The lead Loredana Catanada is absolutely stunning and a truly natural beauty (sans the over-sized silicone tits that come standard with most porn stars today). She was also a good enough actress to eventually break into the mainstream (despite the fact that some of her sex scenes here would technically be considered hardcore). As for the the plot, well, it's serviceable if very generic. Cantanada is the titular (and ass-ular)"she-wolf" who picks up one anonymous man after another, sometimes two at a time. She won't tell them her name or she gives them a fake one. The conflict arises when a naive, directionless college student falls in love with her and tries to get her to change her ways.

If you like Tinto Brass films, you will no doubt like this a a lot as director Aurelio Grimaldi is obviously very much in debt to the old master (of bating). But the movie also suffers from the same liabilities as a Brass film. Despite the non-stop sex and Cantanada's gorgeous and perpetually naked body, this movie is actually pretty boring. It looks good, but is also rather dull I'm afraid (OK, there is some comic reliefs involving a bunch of mooks trying to pick up transvesites because they allegedly give better b.j.'s--but what that has to do with anything I don't know). This is about as tasty as a big bowl of salt can be, but it's still a big bowl salt nevertheless.


15 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss La donna lupo (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?