VENUS IN FURS, BABA YAGA & THE FRIGHTENED WOMAN
Shameless celebrates the exuberance of the X-rated Sexties in a no-holds-barred riot of seduction, glamour & sex splashed across cinema’s most daring reels. Inspired by eclectic masterpieces from the erotic literary genius of Sacher-Masoch’s VENUS IN FURS, to Guido Crepax’s arousing iconic comic strip BABA YAGA, via the far-out sets of Niki De Saint Phalle in FRIGHTENED WOMAN, this Erotic Pop Fest features some of sinema’s most alluring leading ladies - think Dagmar Lassander, Laura Antonelli ! - each caught up in increasingly bizarre and dangerous sex games… with a twist…
Disc 1 – VENUS IN FURS
Extended English version
This stylish and lusciously filmed adaptation of Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch’s infamous novel of perversion and pain, stars the astonishing Laura Antonelli, naked and fired up for action! A powerful descent into sadomasochistic degradation this beautifully cruel study of sexual submission is an erotic delight to be savoured over and over again…
Disc 2 – BABA YAGA
Extended New Director’s Cut
Crossing the line between perverted dreams and fevered reality this adaptation of the classic Guido Crepax comic-book follows Valentina, a free-spirit beautiful young photographer who falls under the sapphic spell of an enigmatic witch (Carroll Baker, Baby Doll) in a surreal world populated by gorgeous whip-toting lesbians, Nazi fantasies and even sinister dolls!
“Finally, you can see my film as it was before the producers hacked it to pieces" Corrado Farina
Disc 3 – THE FRIGHTENED WOMAN
Extended most complete version ever
Witness the ultimate subjugation of a woman to serve the most twisted desires of a man in the achingly hip ‘n’ horny Femina Ridens, where the kinkiest urges are played to a deadly conclusion. Revealing the very darker side of passion, this tale boasts Hi-Sixties set design, and the beautifully sensuous leading lady Dagmar Lassander (in an epoch-making strip tease).
“This is the version of my film to watch” Piero Schivazappa
- Corrado Farina Interview and Introduction - Two documentaries on Guido Crepax by Corrado Farina - English & Italian Audio for Disc 2