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An ambassador’s wife discovers that one of the men in her life – either her husband, an ex-lover or her current lover – may be a vicious serial killer. Beyond the decor and trappings it’s a rather tame exploiter that like so many entries in the loose Euro-Sleaze canon relies on a dreary jumble of timid kink and girlie-magazine nudity to pad out the time. The count murders the playboy’s unpleasant A photographer finds herself falling under the spell of a witch. Adrian Curry 24 Aug Skip to main content.

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It had interesting compositions and impressive set designs, including a deliriously macabre and surrealistic scene of a skeleton collapsing between the teeth of a large and theatrically constructed vagina dentata that leaves the skull bouncing out between the thighs. The giant sculpture in the film is based on one originally shown in Stockholm in by an artist named Niki de Daint Phalle. Administrator Maria Cumani Quasimodo Future learning and skills. This ridns one of the greatest examples of the genre.

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