Patrizia and Roberto, theatrical actors and spouses, after having stayed at the Play Motel, accidentally find a body in the trunk of their car. They leave the car at the scene and go to call the police, and when they arrive, they discover with amazement the removal of the body, which is then found in a completely different place: the police then discover that it was Maria Luisa Longhi, wife of Commendator Rinaldo Cortesi. At the request in particular of Patrizia, the two spouses improvise as investigators to help the police solve the case.
Down in the bottom of the barrel of Italian exploitation cinema is the subgenre of shocks and pornography. "Play Motel" aint filled with clumsy inserts of the Joe D'amato school, the actors 'perform' their deeds quite nicely both verbally and otherwise. And the cinematography is top notch. It's really a simple murder/revenge story but pretty well made, I might add. The hardcore scenes are thrown at you within 4 min. but the pace goes down in the last hour...still, a must for jaded fans of Italo smut!! Get the uncut version.
P.S. If anybody read DELIRIUM: Guide to Italian Exploitation Cinema 1974-79, the backphoto of the book (the red devil with horns & a whip + the naked nun) is from "Play Motel".
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