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Das Frauenhaus (1977)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 30 November 1977 (France)
Nightclub owner and erotic dancer Rita Blue uses her place as a front for working undercover as a spy. Motivated by her vehement hatred of men that stems from having been sexually abused as... See full summary »

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Jesús Franco (as Jess Franco)

Writer:

Jesús Franco
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Martine Fléty Martine Fléty ... Blue Rita (as Karine Martin on some prints)
Sarah Strasberg Sarah Strasberg ... Franchesa
Dagmar Bürger Dagmar Bürger ... Sun
Pamela Stanford ... Gina (as Pamela Standford)
Eric Falk ... Janosch Lassard
Esther Moser ... Rita's Guard #1
Angela Ritschard Angela Ritschard ... Rita's Guard #2
Vicky Mesmin Vicky Mesmin ... Moira (as Chantal Virapin)
Guy Delorme Guy Delorme ... Bergen
Olivier Mathot Olivier Mathot ... Sebascki
Henri Guégan Henri Guégan ... Inspector Tanner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Néné Kaò Néné Kaò
Betty Laure Betty Laure
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Storyline

Nightclub owner and erotic dancer Rita Blue uses her place as a front for working undercover as a spy. Motivated by her vehement hatred of men that stems from having been sexually abused as a child, Rita and her seductive female cohorts not only gleefully torture guys as a means to obtain vital information, but also manhandle wealthy men in order to make them hand over their fortunes to them. Written by Woodyanders

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Taglines:

Lockvogel Frau -- Köder Sex -- Objekt Mann

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Switzerland | France

Language:

German

Release Date:

30 November 1977 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Blue Rita See more »

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Production Co:

Elite Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Eric Falk kept the suits that he wears in this film. See more »

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Whole scenes are shot through fish tanks
24 January 2008 | by christopher-underwoodSee all my reviews

Say what you like about old Jess, but he knew what he wanted from a film, and very often got it. Like with Blue Rita, barely enough budget to cover all the doors in tin foil or make the night club look very different from a waiting room, he got the girls, he got them to take off their clothes and he used lights and what props he had to make a ravishingly attractive piece of nonsense. Here is the most elegant of soft core movies that also includes the torture (albeit with green paint and promise/denial of sex) of gents in chains. Whole scenes are shot through fish tanks and although there is some sort of spy plot-line,it makes no sense so can be completely ignored.


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