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A review: “See You in Hell, My Darling” [1999, Greece]

Nikos Nikolaidis made “Tha se do stin Kolasi, agapi mou” [Eng. Title: See You in Hell, My Darling] following Singapore Sling. It may have been filmed in colour, with a different storyline, but it nevertheless shares similarities in style … Continue reading

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The love, the horror: “Vi” [2013 Sweden]

Mani Maserrat’s daring second feature, “Vi” [Eng. Title: Us] takes an intimate look at the disintegration of a passionate but tragic relationship. The violence and destruction is not as much physical as it is psychological.
Krister and newly arrived Ida … Continue reading

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Battle of the sexes dressed in Sixties’ Groove, “Femina ridens” [1969 Italy]

Contrary to critics who enthusiastically slap Piero Schivazappa’s “Femina ridens” [Eng. Title: The Laughing Woman] with the ‘sexploitation’ label, it is actually a stylish erotic thriller, with some genuine interest in discussing feminism. The unfortunate tag is perhaps largely … Continue reading

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Claudia Goytia in “Rojo Orgásmico” [2012 Mexico]

“Rojo Orgásmico” is the first film by Christian González that I’ve come across, even if he appears to have been making films for ever. Perhaps because, as in this case, his films tends to aim at a niche local … Continue reading

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Marina Anna Eich & co in “24/7 The passion of Life” [2005, Germany]

Continuing Roland Reber’s filmography, his 2005 drama “24/7 The Passion of Life” uses BDSM and swinging themes to propagate his theories on sexuality and meaning of life.
The film, if anything is educational. Unlike the clichéd view of what we … Continue reading

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