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Domenico Paolella – Le Monache di Sant’Arcangelo AKA The Nun and the Devil (1973)

1577. The Mother Superior at the convent of Archangel is seriously ill. The determined and calculating Mother Giulia plots to become the next Mother Superior. She receives tough competition from tormented lesbian Sister Chiara and the lusty Sister Carmela.

The unholy nuns at Sant’Arcangelo Convent will do anything to succeed their dying Mother Superior. Corruption, lust and Catholic-guilt galore in this sumptuous and erotic Italian ‘nunsploitation’ classic Read More »

Duccio Tessari – L’uomo Senza Memoria AKA Puzzle AKA Man Without a Memory (1974)

Synopsis:
In London a tricky problem is presented to Edward [Luc Merenda], who has just recovered from a serious car accident. He can’t remember who he is. This is especially troublesome for him as people from his past start turning up and demanding that he “gives back the money” he owes them. He learns that his passport claiming he is Peter Smith is a fake and his real name is in fact Edward. The trail leads him to Italy where his wife Sara [Senta Berger] still unaware that he’s still alive has started putting together the shatters of her life since he went missing in London some years ago. Read More »

Fernando Di Leo – Il poliziotto è marcio AKA Shoot First, Die Later (1974)

Synopsis:
Luc Merenda gives the performance of his career as a highly regarded police detective who is taking syndicate money in exchange for departmental favors. His father, a simple man, also works for the department but on a lower rung; he isn’t jealous of his son, but rather proud of him, little knowing that he’s a crooked cop. A series of events leads the young detective to ask his father for a favor (he wants a certain police report that is desired by the syndicate) and it doesn’t take long for the detective’s father to realize his son is on the take… which leads to numerous complications. Read More »

Tinto Brass – Action (1980)


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Description: Bruno is an idealistic hero who questions the meaning of life in this confusing and sometimes hallucinatory erotic drama. After a night in jail, he is gang-raped by punk rockers in a garbage dump. He later saves an old man who believes he is Garibaldi and a woman he believes is Ophelia. Bruno watches helplessly as she later jumps from a window.
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