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Whirlpool (1970)

X | | Drama, Thriller | 1970 (Denmark)
Sex-thriller about a young pornographic photographer boy, an old woman and an innocent English model girl who becomes their victim.

Director:

José Ramón Larraz (as J.R. Larrath)

Writers:

José Ramón Larraz (screenplay by) (as J.R. Larrath), Sam Lomberg (based on an idea by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Karl Lanchbury ... Theo
Vivian Neves ... Tulia
Pia Andersson ... Sarah
Johanna Hegger Johanna Hegger ... Rhonda
Andrew Grant Andrew Grant ... Tom
Edwin Brown ... Mr. Field
Ernest C. Jennings Ernest C. Jennings ... Old Tramp (as Ernest Jennings)
Larry Dann ... Pub Landlord
Alan Charles ... Eric
Barry Craine Barry Craine ... Inspector (as Barrie Craine)
Sibyla Grey Sibyla Grey ... Olivia
John Davenport John Davenport
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Storyline

A blonde fashion model, Tulia is lured to an isolated country estate by a creepy older woman, Sara. There she meets Theo, orphan and homeless boy who has given a home by Sara. They call each other as aunt and nephew. He is photography-obsessed and even creepier than Sara. Tulia doesn't seem too perturbed to learn that a previous female model, Rhonda that went there has disappeared without a trace, nor does she find it strange that her first night there they get her drunk and engage her in perverse game of strip poker. She almost has sex with the boy while the old woman secretly watches but he isn't able to rise to the occasion. The next day he takes her into town and pays a friend to rip her clothes off and nearly rape her while he takes pictures. This doesn't seem to bother her either because soon she's involved in another bisexual three-way sex/photography session with them. There is also an allusion to the old Bluebeard story-the model has been forbidden to enter the boy's ... Written by lament

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Taglines:

More shocking than "Psycho"! More sensual than "Repulsion"! More nerve ripping than "Baby Jane"! See more »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

Denmark | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1970 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Perversion Flash See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (theatrical)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

According to the Dread Central website, Arrow Films of England is restoring this rare film for future home video release, presumably for Blu-ray and possibly DVD as well. See more »

Alternate Versions

British censors cut lesbian sex scenes between Tulia and her aunt, a woodland rape, and a bedtime threesome. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Drive-in Movie Memories (2001) See more »

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I miss this from days gone by
19 June 2002 | by dunsulsSee all my reviews

I saw this in the theater way back when.My memory fails over the years but I wish I could see it again.I remember it as a slezzy sort of teasing film except for the ending.Thats what made the film and why so many try to find it today.Alas with no luck.If you can find it,tell the WORLD!!


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