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Al otro lado del espejo (1973)

A nightclub singer is haunted by the ghost of her late father. The dead man summons her through a mirror, forcing her to commit a series of violent crimes.

Director:

Jesús Franco

Writers:

Nicole Guettard (based on a story by), Jesús Franco
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Emma Cohen ... Ana Olivera / Annette Whitman
Robert Woods ... Bill (as Robert Wood)
Françoise Brion ... Tina (as Francoise Brion)
Philippe Lemaire ... Pipo
Alice Arno ... Carla (as Alice Arnó)
Ramiro Oliveros ... Miguel Ferrara / Michel
Howard Vernon ... Ana's father
María Bassó María Bassó ... Elvira
Ada Tauler Ada Tauler ... Stefania - Bill's Wife (as Adela Tauler)
Roger Sarbib Roger Sarbib ... Count Herman
Wal Davis Wal Davis ... Arturo Barbour
Lina Romay ... Marie Madeleine Whitman (French version only)
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A nightclub singer is haunted by the ghost of her late father. The dead man summons her through a mirror, forcing her to commit a series of violent crimes.

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Country:

Spain | France

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1973 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Inside a Dark Mirror See more »

Filming Locations:

Lisbon, Portugal See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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In the end credits of the Spanish version, Françoise Brion is credited as Carla and Alice Arno is credited as Tina but in the film, it's the other way around. See more »

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In the end-credits of the Spanish version, Francoise Brion is credited as Carla and Alice Arno is credited as Tina but in the film, it's the other way around. See more »

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A note about the variants of this title
13 January 2012 | by johnbernhardSee all my reviews

As most know, there are 3 versions of the film. The Spanish is considered to be the true director's cut. The French changes the plot and swaps actors, while an Italian print adds hardcore bits to the newly added sex scenes from the French version. While it is frequently cited that the material in the French and Italian films were shot later, this is not entirely true. The Lina Romay footage was lensed later, but there are 3 extended nude scenes with Emma Cohen that were from the initial shoot, and I believe Franco would want them in any 'director's cut' DVD that will hopefully appear. They can easily be edited back into the Spanish print ( I've made myself a copy for future viewings ). Are the nude scenes essential to the plot, well perhaps not. But knowing how Franco adores the female form, coupled with Cohen's beautiful presence....I'd strongly feel he wanted them in the Spanish cut but was prevented by the strict censorship of the Spain at the time.


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