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Mexican Slayride

June 18, 2010 Matt Blake 0

This little-known spy film Mexican Slayride was financed by three important production companies in the world of low-budget cinema during the late 1960s.

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Bekim Fehmiu R.I.P.

June 16, 2010 Matt Blake 0

Apparently Bekim Fehmiu has died…  according to news alerts: Belgrade – Well-known Yugoslav actor of Albanian descent Bekim Fehmiu was found dead on Tuesday in […]

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Rebecca, la prima moglie

June 14, 2010 Matt Blake 1

This was a TV adaptation of the popular Daphne Du Maurier novel Rebecca (which had actually already been adapted by the Italians in 1946).

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La mujer sin cabeza

June 14, 2010 Matt Blake 0

Known in English language countries as The Headless Woman, Lucrecia Martel’s La mujer sin cabeza is really more of an Argetinian film than anything else…

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Gloria Paul interview

June 3, 2010 Matt Blake 9

Someone who has always intrigued me is Gloria Paul, an English actress who ended up acting in films in Italy during the 60s. I associate her primarily with comedies and spy films, a glamorous, exotic lady who wouldn’t fit in so well with the more grimy productions made during the 70s.

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Sono viva (I Am Alive)

June 1, 2010 Matt Blake 0

Here’s an interesting sounding new Italian film.  It’s had a somewhat limited release, showing on just 8 screens, and the takings have been rather low […]