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Viva (II) (2007)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Musical  -  2 May 2008 (USA)
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Two suburban couples experiment with sex, drugs and bohemia in early 1970's Los Angeles.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Biller ...
Barbi / Viva
Jared Sanford ...
Mark
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Sheila
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Mr. Humphrey
Damon Wellner ...
Hippie
Chad England ...
Rick
Corky Parks ...
Sailor / Hot Tub Nudist
Evan Spector ...
Sailor
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Miss Marker
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Model (as Barbara Duffy)
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Model (as Deirdre Gaffney)
Barry Morse ...
Sherman
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Reeves
Rob Scott ...
Doctor
Morgan Blair ...
Man at Party
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VIVA is about a bored housewife in 1972 who gets sucked into the sexual revolution. Abandoned by her husband, Barbi is dragged into trouble by her girlfriend, who spouts women's lib as she gets Barbi to discard her bra and go out on the town. Barbi becomes a Red Riding Hood in a sea of wolves, and quickly learns a lot more than she wanted to about nudist camps, the hippie scene, orgies, bisexuality, sadism, drugs, and bohemia. Saturated to the hilt with vibrant color and exquisite period detail, and full of the kind of innocent nude romps you see before censorship codes lifted, VIVA looks like a lost film from the late '60's, and is a tribute to the best of exploitation cinema, from Herschell Gordon Lewis' Suburban Roulette to Radley Metzger's Camille 2000. Written by Anonymous

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They were housewives seeking kicks, in a world of swingers, orgies, booze and sin that was the sexual revolution!

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Comedy | Drama | Musical

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The Japanese Mae West in the orgy scene who says, "Murray, peel me a grape" is 'Anna Biller (I)''s mother Sumiko, dubbed by Bridget Brno. The guy at the bar in the brown plaid suit behind Rick is Anna's father Les Biller. He originally had one line as a drunk. See more »

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When Sherman goes into his kitchen, the blender is empty. He then opens a cupboard and takes out some powder before turning back to the blender - which is now full of milkshake mix. See more »

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Clyde: The girl wants to be my friend. But honestly, who wants to be friends with a girl?
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Chains of Love
Composed and Performed by Piero Piccioni
From the OST "Camille 2000" ET 905 (Easy Tempo)
Courtesy of Right Tempo SNC www.righttempo.net
1970 Piero Piccioni (P) 1998 right Tempo SNC
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Anna Biller = Genius
17 May 2007 | by (U$A) – See all my reviews

Never before has a modern film so perfectly succeeded in capturing the look, style and feel of the 70's Sexploitation classics. Anna Biller's "Viva" is an explosion of color, humor and schlock done to the nines, besting attempts made by far bigger-budgeted flicks like "Austin Powers" and "Grindhouse" in truly recreating a bygone era. It's a true skin-comedy epic that delivers everything the gorgeous promotional art promises, and will no doubt become a cult classic among those with a true affinity for well-done homage. I watched this with some friends and there were times when we had to actually stop the DVD because we were laughing so hard! The prostitution and nudist camp scenes are simply unbelievable. Highly recommended.


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