A group of scientists are taken to a secluded island where nuclear weapons testing occurred in 1958, in order to investigate sightings of mutated animals, and allegations of a monster. On ...
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A group of scientists are taken to a secluded island where nuclear weapons testing occurred in 1958, in order to investigate sightings of mutated animals, and allegations of a monster. On the island, overgrown crabs are discovered, and the researchers and their ship's crew are stalked and spied on by an unseen being. After having sex with his wife, Dr Simone, Professor Keller goes for a swim, and is drowned by the monster, which then rapes and kills his wife. At the main camp, the ship's two crew members, Pierre and Jacques, go off to collect fruit, and are followed by the beast. Pierre is bludgeoned with a rock, while Jacques is beaten to death with a log. Hearing the two men being attacked, the rest of the expedition goes to investigate. The monster captures Annie and takes her to its cave lair, where she finds a journal. The book reveals the creature was once Antoine Domoduro, one of the island's original inhabitants. He became stranded there with his wife and daughter during ...Written by
Wow. I felt like I needed to shower off after watching this one, but maybe there were other reasons that I will leave to your imagination. I felt used and abused after wacking, I mean watching this film. Hairy chests, thick mustaches, and well, hairy everything describes this porn/horror movie, but hey, it was 1981, you can't call it "porn" in the 70s and 80s without the hair.
As a horror flick, this bites. But as a piece of exploitation/porn from Italy's rich cinematic history- it definitely has a place in my library. The copy I have is in Italian with English subtitles. I wish it had the really poorly dubbed English, I think it would have added to the sleaziness factor that already existed. The only white guy who gets laid in the movie is "Mark Shannon"- he is the moustache wearing, hairy chested piece of machismo who really does try and give a performance every time he "steps up to bat". This was at the end of an era where porn producers were actually trying to make something artistic. Nothing like panning the camera from a tropical backdrop to a hairy man having "doggie-style" sex with a woman. I can't help but laugh.
This is one of those movies that I pray my future wife and kids never find.
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