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Eugénie (1970)

Country of Origin: Italy / Liechtenstein
Year of Production: 1970
Running Times: 86 mins 95 mins
Format: Eastmancolor
Ratio:
Sound:

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: Prodif Ets. / Vaduz
Producer: Karl Heinz Mannchen

SCRIPT
Script: Jesus Franco
Novel: Eugenie de Franval by Marquis de Sade

DIRECTION
Director: Jess Franco (real name: Jesus Franco)

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: Manuel Merino

EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION
Editor: Clarissa Ambach

MUSIC
Music: Bruno Nicolai
Music Publisher: Edizione Gemelli

SOUND
French Version Post Synchronisation: Yves Coste

MISCELLANEOUS
Script Supervisor: Nicole Guettard (real name: Nicole Franco)

LOCATIONS
Locations: Berlin, Germany; Paris, France

CAST
Susann Korda (real name: Soledad Miranda) (Eugénie Radeck)
Paul Müller (Albert Radeck de Franval)
Andre Montcall (real name: Andrés Monales) (Paul)
Greta Schmidt (Kitty)
Alice Arno (photo model)
Jesus Franco (Attila Tanner)
Marius Lesoeur
Karl Heinz Mannchen (master of ceremonies (uncredited))

PLOT SUMMARY

Eugénie Radeck discovers that her father is a sexual sadist but instead of being shocked, finds that she shares his predilictions. Together, they plan to commit the perfect crime by abducting and murdering a model.

AVAILABILITY

Belgium
Video Distributor: Sweet Home Video

France
Video Distributor: Sweet Home Video

Hong Kong
Video Distributor: Intercontinental

UK
DVD Distributor: Oracle Home Entertainment (ORA921)

USA
Video Distributor: Video Search of Miami
DVD Distributor: Wild East Productions

Worldwide
World Sales: Cinepix / Montreal (Canada)

CENSORSHIP HISTORY

USA
Rating: X

TIMELINE

2001
May

Day Unknown: France – shown at the Cannes Film Festival

2003
April

14: USA - DVD release (Oracle Home Entertainment (ORA921))

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

De Sade 2000 – Italian title
Eugénie de Franval – Liechtensteinian title
Eugénie de Sade – Belgian French title
Eugenie de Sade - US DVD title
Eugenie Sex Happening – US title
Sade's Eugénia – French title

LINKS

SEE ALSO
Peeping Tom (1960)

REFERENCES

BOOKS

Obsession - The Films of Jess Franco - Lucas Balbo, Peter Blumenstock (eds) p.74 (Berlin: Selbstverlag Frank Trebbin (1993))
credits, illustrated review (by Lucas Balbo)

KEYWORDS

book into film, eiffel tower, incest, paris, sadism


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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