Description: While investigating a high-profile murder case, a savvy but unorthodox veteran police inspector has to cope with a bad conscience, bad health, an overzealous partner, a timid superior and interference from political interests. This is an existential whodunit, but a good one, and like any good whodunit, ends with a very surprising conclusion
Description: Justine (Hilary Summers), just having graduated from a French finishing school, decides to go live with her rich uncle (Ashley Moore). She is charming and sweet, but her uncle is scandalous and wanton. Justine happens one day to enter her uncle’s bathroom and discovers him with his mistress. This utterly shocks the innocent Justine, and she runs frightened to her bedroom. The image of the sexual encounter burns in her mind, however, and she begins to have lusty sex-filled dreams of her own. For the bulk of the film Justine is a virgin with explicit fantasies. In the end, however, she strategically moves from fantasy to reality.
Also known as: Liebesrausch – Aus Liebe weg vom Stoff, Une femme spéciale
Description: Yasmine, a beautiful young newlywed with a serious drug problem. Her low-life husband (Georges Gueret) uses this addiction to manipulate her, forcing her to smuggle narcotics for him and even sleep with his gangster cronies to settle his drug debts. When Yasmine catches him in bed with another woman, she steals a large quantity of his heroin and goes on the run, with the smugglers in deadly pursuit.
Description: the movie enlightens the audience about college girls’ social behavior. The episodes’ quality ranges from sleaze to exploitation, and even shallow comedy. The stories offer a lot of variety – one episode is about a girl having a relationship with her mother’s lover, another one is about unexperienced teens who are introduced to the high art of love; there’s even an episode about a satanic sect whose members are all professional wrestlers.
Description: Producer/director/cinematographer Andy Warhol presents an afternoon in a Manhattan apartment where Viva and Louis discuss social issues while lying in bed. Louis makes sexual advances and Viva giggles; they indulge in sexual foreplay and then intercourse. They talk about the Vietnam War, watch television, get dressed, eat, discuss Louis’s unhappy marriage, and finally take a shower, more and more aware of the presence of a camera. After more sex play in and out of the shower, Viva stares at the camera and asks, “Is it on?”
Also known as: Upperseven, l’uomo da uccidere, Upperseven, the Man to Kill, The Man of a Thousand Masks, Der Mann mit den tausend Masken
Description: A sinister criminal organization plot against the United States. The Intelligence Service puts into action a well-known international spy to solve the case. Paul Hubsschmid is Paul Finney aka Upperseven, master of disguise. He’s out to stop a diamond smuggling operation which fronts for a missile building project.
Description: A team of oil prospectors is trying their luck in the turbulent Sahara desert. One day their leader gets killed by some terrorists. The other team members immediately swear revenge and go after them. They manage to kill their friend’s murderer and capture two others. Along the way it becomes clear they have plans other than delivering them to the police.
Description: A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the “Daffodil Killer.” The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils
Also known as: Girls – Die kleinen Aufreisserinnen
Description: Three girls: Susanne, Annie and Catherine, just have finished high school and meet every night to have a good time in discos and bars with frequently changing boyfriends. Susanne’s younger sister Betty often joins them and copies their behavior, believes everything they say. So she soon ends up with with projectionist George – although she doesn’t take the pill yet.
Also known as: Die Schlangengrube und das Pendel, Castle of the Walking Dead, The Snake Pit and the Pendulum, The Torture Room
Description: In the Olden Tymes, Count Regula is drawn and quartered for killing twelve virgins in his dungeon torture chamber. Thirty-five years later, he comes back to seek revenge on the daughter of his intended thirteenth victim and the son of his prosecutor in order to attain immortal life.
Description: Olga and Ruth become friends. Olga is independent, separated from her husband, living with an immigrant pianist, and teaching feminist literature. Ruth is withdrawn, a painter, possibly mentally ill. Ruth dreams in black and white, sometimes of her suicide. Olga lectures on a 19th-century writer, von Günderrode, a suicide after the breakup of her intense friendship with Bettina Brentano. Ruth’s husband Franz encourages the women’s friendship, then, as Olga draws Ruth out and the friendship deepens, he becomes jealous. After the women travel to Egypt, Franz has a tirade. Ruth seems crushed between her husband and her friend, and how she responds is the film’s climax.