Tag Archives: Elga Andersen

Lee H. Katzin – Le Mans (1971)

Almost in breadth and depth of a documentary, this movie depicts an auto race during the 70s on the world’s hardest endurance course: Le Mans in France. The race goes over 24 hours on 14.5 kilometers of cordoned country road. Every few hours the two drivers per car alternate – but it’s still a challenge for concentration and material. In the focus is the duel between the German Stahler in Ferrari 512LM and the American Delaney in Gulf Team Porsche 917. Delaney is under extraordinary pressure, because the year before he caused a severe accident, in which his friend Lisa’s husband was killed. Read More »

Georges Lautner – Le monocle noir AKA The Black Monocle (1961)

Synopsis:
The Marquis de Villemaur reunite stranges visitors in his Castle, to meet a survivor of the 3rd Reich. There is an Italian fascist ; Heinrich, a German ; Matthias, a russian ; and Dromard, a blind French war hero, with a black monocle. Read More »

Tonino Ricci – Un Omicidio perfetto a termine di legge AKA Cross Current (1971)

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This rare giallo visibly has a bad reputation all over the planet, and I can’t really understand why; probably because no one has seen it…

Here we have a rich playboy doing boat races, and at one of them he has an accident – his boat shatters and explodes, but he’s thrown in the nearby water and rapidly picked up by the medical crew, and after an operation to the brain returns home safe and sound, with some memory loss and a prescription of calm, peace & love for recovery. However, his surroundings – including luscious Rossana Yanni, constantly mini-skirted and looking ready to seduce – stick to his incredibly designed villa, and the killings begin. Read More »