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Obscene Desire (1978)

L'osceno desiderio (original title)
Amanda, a beautiful American girl is soon to be married to Andrea Orsomandi, a wealthy nobleman who lives in an extravagant Gothic mansion. However there exists something dark, sinister and... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Marisa Mell ... Amanda
Chris Avram Chris Avram ... Andrea
Lou Castel ... Father Clark
Laura Trotter ... Rachel
Paola Maiolini Paola Maiolini ... Prostituta
Javier Escrivá Javier Escrivá ... Fabio
Víctor Israel ... Giovanni
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Amanda, a beautiful American girl is soon to be married to Andrea Orsomandi, a wealthy nobleman who lives in an extravagant Gothic mansion. However there exists something dark, sinister and supernatural within the walls of the mansion. It seems that Andrea has been driven to madness and is a victim of the evil contained within the house. It soon transpires that he is involved in black magic, perverse rituals and serial killings with the aid of his sadistic henchman and gardener Giovanni. Killing prostitutes in order to exorcise this Evil. Now the demonic forces set out to possess Amanda,take her soul and turn her into another victim of the mansion. Written by lament

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Italian

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4 December 1978 (Spain) See more »

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Obscene Desire See more »

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Strange and eerie Italian "The Exorcist" clone.
9 April 2010 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"Obscene Desire" aka "La Profezia" is an erotic and genuinely eerie Italian "The Exorcist" clone which predates and is quite similar in tone to Andrea Bianchi's "Malabimba".Amanda,a beautiful American girl is soon to be married to Andrea Orsomandi,a wealthy nobleman who lives in an extravagant Gothic mansion.However there exists something dark,sinister and supernatural within the walls of the mansion.It seems that Andrea has been driven to madness and is a victim of the evil contained within the house.It soon transpires that he is involved in black magic,perverse rituals and serial killings with the aid of his sadistic henchman and gardener Giovanni.Killing prostitutes in order to exorcise this Evil.Now the demonic forces set out to possess Amanda,take her soul and turn her into another victim of the mansion."Obscene Desire" is full of graphic nudity provided by Marisa Mell,Laura Trotter and Paola Maiolini.It has solid acting and moody score by exploitation veteran Jesus Franco.8 out of 10.


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