A woman searches for her missing lover, a psychiatrist who has suddenly vanished for no apparent reason. She ends up at a villa populated by a group of eccentric individuals. A string of murders commence immediately.
Fast paced Italian crime movie with the various action scenes revolving around bank robberies, street violence, car chases, cops verses the underworld at its greatest. If you have ever been... See full summary »
After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage run by Mrs. Deere and her handyman. ... See full summary »
A master gunfighter teams up with his banjo-playing partner and a Mexican bandit to foil the town leaders of Daugherty, Texas, who want to steal $100,000 from their own bank to buy land that the approaching railroad will cross.
Lee Van Cleef,
A lot of cheesecake/diabetics should probably avoid
It's kind of hard to describe this thing, but here goes: an Italian model (Daniela Giordana)has been lured to Egypt for a fashion shoot. It turns out though that she has caught the interest of a strange cult who believe that she is the reincarnation of the goddess Isis. The cult is led by a strange and possibly incestuous brother and sister (the latter played by Krista Nell). Much nudity and ooga-booga nonsense ensues, including a lesbian scene between Giordano and Nell where the evil sister tries to bring out the fashion model's inner-goddess, and a truly bizarre fog-machine saturated finale which involves Giordano splayed out naked on a fake rock for about ten minutes while the entire cult dances around in ritual sacrifice (why they wanted to sacrifice the reincarnation of the goddess Isis frankly eluded me).
Mario Caino was a decent director most famous for "Nightmare Castle" with Barbara Steele, although his best film was probably the early, pop-Freudian giallo "Eye in the Labyrinth". He directed this somewhere between those too, and his direction is pretty serviceable I guess. Obviously, the raison d'etre of this whole thing is female nudity. Daniela Giordana was one of several Miss Italys (or Miss Teen Italys) to end up in European "adult" films of the era (although she was not nearly as ubiquitous as Gloria Guida and didn't end up in hardcore like Lili Karati). Krista Nell was an alluring and mysterious Austrian actress who died young in a car crash. Her work was very consistent at least--I've yet to see here keep her clothes on for an entire movie.
But does this movie have much appeal beyond cheesecake? Well, no, but if you're in the mood for cheesecake...
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