Eugenie, a beautiful but shy young girl, lives with her stepfather, a famous writer specializing in stories of erotica. One day she happens to read one of his "erotic" books and its power ... See full summary »
Eugenie, a beautiful but shy young girl, lives with her stepfather, a famous writer specializing in stories of erotica. One day she happens to read one of his "erotic" books and its power so affects her that begins to find herself sexually attracted to her stepfather. He notices this, and eventually brings her into his dark world of sexual perversion and murder. Written by
The film was not released theatrically in Germany and only became available there in 2003, in DVD format. Rumors about German being the original language of the film probably are wrong, as the DVD had to have new dubbing. Most Eurocine productions were shot without sound and dubbed later, in different languages, according to the different markets. See more »
Jess Franco does it again! Another fascinating and erotic movie from one of the most unique directors in movie history.
First things first - 'Eugenie De Sade' isn't to be confused with Jess Franco's other De Sade adaptation 'Eugenie', which to make matters worse also featured Paul Muller, one of his regular actors. That Eugenie starred the gorgeous Marie Liljedahl, this Eugenie stars the gorgeous Soledad Miranda (Franco sure had some stunning leading ladies!). Miranda, who died tragically in the same year as this movie was released, is best remembered for her role in 'Vampyros Lesbos', arguably Franco's best film. Miranda plays Eugenie, the devoted daughter of Albert Radeck de Franval (Muller), a writer and researcher specializing in erotica. One day she reads a "forbidden" book from her stepfather's collection, and this irrevocably alters their relationship. She becomes his love slave and obeys his every command. He makes her his accomplice in a series of murders, and for a time, both are ecstatic. But when Eugenie begins to fall in love with her latest victim, Paul, a flaky jazz rock musician (Andres Monales, also from 'Vampyros Lesbos'), the wrath of de Franval is sure to be swift and savage. Having nosy writer Tanner (played by Franco himself) hot on their trail doesn't help matters any either. This is one of Franco's better efforts and as good a place as any to jump into his world. Franco's movies are generally stylish, erotic and dreamlike, and that certainly describes this one. The two leads are perfectly cast. Muller plays the jaded sophisticate very well, and Miranda is just beautiful. Anybody who has ever enjoyed a Franco movie should try and see this one. You won't be disappointed!
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