Hot Picks

- Ready for My Close Up 2019

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Queen of Sabbath 2021

- Snake Dick 2020

- Dead Again 2021

- Inheritance 2021

- The Man with No Pants 2021

- The Old Man Movie 2019

- Heavy Duty Lovers 2021

- Madame Claude 1977

- Underground Inc: The Rise & Fall of Alternative Rock 2019

- Someone Somewhere 2019

- Iron City Asskickers 1998

- Buoyancy 2020

- Southland Tales 2006

- Canaan Land 2020

- My Secret Billionaire 2021

- Being Dead 2020

- Heart Wreck 2021

- The Ballad of Captain Vengence 2020

- Versus 2000

- Dead Air 2021

- Nuns: An Italian Horror Story 2020

- X 2019

- Dramatica Diablos - The Rotten Fruit of Eden 2021

- The Act of Reading 2019

- Playdurizm 2020

- The El Duce Tapes 2019

- Erotophono- philiac: Documents of a Lust Murderer 2021

- Witches Night 2021

- Paradise Cove 2021

- Magic Island 2020

- Butchers 2020

- Nothing Else 2021

- ... As If They Were Angels 2018

- Zegen 1987

- Shellfish 2021

- The Mimic 2020

- The Astrology of Pandemics 2021

- Tale of Tails - Pilot 2021

- All Too Human 2018

- Vigilante 1982

- Smothered 2019

- Mother's Day Memories 2019

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

La Belva dalle Calda Pelle

Dirty Seven
Emanuelle, Queen of the Desert

Italy 1982
produced by
Aldo Maglietti, Ferdinando Caputo (executive) for Cinema 13, Consul International
directed by Bruno Fontana
starring Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Angelo Infanti, Giovanni Brusadori, Salvatore Lago, Vassili Karis, Pany Herod, Maximilian Wolters, Finny Anderson, Timolis, Betsy Monterey
screenplay by Bruno Fontana, based on his novel The Time of the Wild Beasts

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsène Lupin

Batman

Bigfoot

Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan

Cinderella

Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who

Dracula

Elizabeth Bathory

Emmanuelle

Fantomas

Flash Gordon

Frankenstein

Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu

Fuzzy

Gamera

Godzilla

Hercules

El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim

Justine

Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution

Lobo

Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III

Maciste

Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong

Mothra

Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera

Quatermass

Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes

Spider-Man

Star Trek

Sukeban Deka

Superman

Tarzan

Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Winnetou

Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman

Yojimbo

Zatoichi

Zorro

Available on DVD !

To buy, click on link(s) below and help keep this site afloat

Always make sure of DVD-compatibility !!!

The desert: At an oasis, a mercenary (Pany Herod) sees a beautiful woman, Sheila (Laura Gemser) bathing, almost in the nude. When he approaches her, she seems quite willing to give herself to him, until all of a sudden she runs off, and teases him to catch her. Going after her frustrates him so much, that eventually he pulls his knife and threatens her .. but she makes him fall down a ravine and into his own knife - dead.

Soon enough, the mercenary's friends - the mercenaries Falk (Angelo Infanti), Marcus (Giovanni Brusadori) and Marcel (Vassili Karis) and the civilian Bony (Gabriele Tinti) - come looking for him and only find his dead body, and Sheila, who offers herself as a guide. Somehow none of the mercenaries think that Sheila could have killed him, instead they start to suspect each other.

Before long, Sheila uses her charms on each of the mercenaries, who soon each want to claim her for himself, and eventually the situation culminates when Falk stabs Marcel to death. Sheila, seizing the opportunity, makes a getaway.

Falk, Marcus and Bony move on to the next willage, to steal some food, but Sheila is already waiting for them, shotgun in hand, and plans to bump them off, sniper style.Her plan is only spoiled when Falk takes a young boy hostage, to use him as human shield.

Soon though, when the trio has left the village with the boy, Falk and Marcus, who never could stand one another, start a fight, and Marcus shoots Falk in the leg, while the boy can make a clean getaway. The trio moves on, but Falk is in immense pain, so they are only moving very slowly, and eventually Marcus even sends Bony off to fetch some water - which is where Sheila picks Bony up. But Bony can keep Sheila from shooting right away, and recounts the story of the mercenaries and how he hooked up with them: Initially, the mercenaries were paid to shoot the head of whichever-state-they're-in, which they did, but then their employers betrayed them and even wounded their Captain (Maximilian Wolters), so the (then still larger) group of mercenaries were on the run ever since. Eventually they bumped into Bony and forced him to be their guide. But the Captain's fitness was rapidly declining, so they decided to send Bony away with him and get him into a hospital. Meanwhile they were putting up camp at a farmhouse, where they shot the owner and raped and killed his little daughter ... Sheila's father and sister, which is why she is now after the mercenaries.

Sheila now sees that Bony is innocent, and he even agrees to help her - while elsewhere Marcus and Falk pick up their old feud again, and soon enough, Falk injures Marcus so severely that - upon finding Marcus - Sheila shoots him to put him oput of his misery. Then she and Bony track down Falk and ultimately shoot him as well. But the mission accomplished only leaves a feeling of emptiness in Sheila ...

 

The plot of this film is really interesting, far above the usual mercenary-B-fare you would get in the early 1980's. Unfortunately though, an uninspired, bland direction and an indifferent soundtrack prevent the film from unfolding its full potential. What remains is a very average B-actioner with a good script and of course Laura Gemser, who has several (if brief) nude scenes, and has to act more than usual, which she does quite well.

 

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

Feeling lucky ?
Want to
search
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find Dirty Seven
at the amazons ...

USA  amazon.com

Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)  amazon.co.uk

Germany (East AND West)  amazon.de

Looking for imports ?
Find Dirty Seven here ...

Thailand  eThaiCD.com
Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Dirty Seven at adultvideouniverse.com


Thanks for watching !!!

 

 

Robots and rats,
demons and potholes,
cuddly toys and
shopping mall Santas,
love and death and everything in between,
Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

is all of that.

 

Tales to Chill
Your Bones to
-
a collection of short stories and mini-plays
ranging from the horrific to the darkly humourous,
from the post-apocalyptic
to the weirdly romantic,
tales that will give you a chill and maybe a chuckle, all thought up by
the twisted mind of
screenwriter and film reviewer
Michael Haberfelner.

 

Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

the new anthology by
Michael Haberfelner

 

Out now from
Amazon!!!

 

 

 

On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide
WHICH IS WORSE!!!

 

A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
starring
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD