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The Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (1970)

Le foto proibite di una signora per bene (original title)
A triangle of friendship, love, sex, and, perhaps, murder. Minou is newly married to Peter, a businessman in debt as he works to bring a new product to market. They met through Dominique, ... See full summary »

Director:

Luciano Ercoli

Writers:

Ernesto Gastaldi (screenplay), Ernesto Gastaldi (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dagmar Lassander ... Minou
Pier Paolo Capponi ... Peter
Simón Andreu ... The Blackmailer (as Simon Andreu)
Osvaldo Genazzani ... Frank, the Commissioner
Salvador Huguet Salvador Huguet ... George (as Salvador Buguet)
Nieves Navarro ... Dominique (as Susan Scott)
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Storyline

A triangle of friendship, love, sex, and, perhaps, murder. Minou is newly married to Peter, a businessman in debt as he works to bring a new product to market. They met through Dominique, sexually voracious, Minou's best friend, and Peter's former (and possibly still) lover. A stranger accosts Minou one night on the beach while Peter is away. He tells her that Peter has murdered a business associate and blackmails her into sleeping with him. He compounds the blackmail with photos taken of their tryst. To Minou's surprise, this same stranger is in a pornographic photo Dominique has imported from Denmark. Is this all a game, and if so, who's behind it? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Spain | Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

15 April 1971 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Days of Anguish See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Referenced in Baby Driver (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme: Le Foto Proibite Di Una Signora Per Bene
Vocals by Edda Dell'Orso
Composed and Orchestrated By Ennio Morricone
Conducted by Bruno Nicolai
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Lassander at one point declares that she would adore being violated!
24 March 2006 | by christopher-underwoodSee all my reviews

Marvellous giallo and if it doesn't have lots of murders it does have Dagmar Lassander and Susan Scott (Nieves Navarro) both vying for our attention. Decent, plot development and even if it becomes a little far fetched by the end we are still held fascinated till the final frame. Nice and stylish with fabulous costumerie and room settings with a fabulous score from Morricone. Fair amount of flesh and certainly some erotic moments and shades of SM. Amazing to think of it now but not only do we have the two leading ladies laughing over the latest pornographic pictures from Denmark but Lassander at one point declares that she would adore being violated!


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