Besame, monstruo (1968)

Spain, West Germany,
35mm film, Eastmancolor, 1.66 : 1
mono, German

A Spanish/West German horror film directed by Jesús Franco.

Plot Summary

The Red Lips detective duo work undercover as while searching for the formula that will allow human .


Director: Jesús Franco
Depósito Legal: M-2623-1968
Films Montana S.A. (Spain) and Aquila Films (Germany) present
Aquila-Film (Munich)
Produced by: José López Moreno
Screenplay: Karl-Heinz Mannchen
Screen Story: Jesús Franco
Director of Photography: Jorge Herrero
Editors: Francisco G. Velásquez, Maruja Soriano
Music: Fernando Garcia Morcillo
Make-up: Manolita Ga. De Ponte
Art Director: Tomas Fernandez
Studios: Roma, S.A.

Janine Renaud
Rossana Yanni
Adrian Hoven
Chris Howland
Manolo Velasco
Ana Casares
Carlos Mendy
Michel Lemoine
Barta Barri
Marta Revesz
Nelida Quiroga
Manuel Otero
Fernando De Rojas
Maria Antonio Redondo
Gregorio De Mora

Alternative Titles

Bésame monstruo – Spain
Castle of the Doomed
Kiss Me Monster – USA
Küss mich, Monster – Germany
Поцелуй меня, чудовище – Russia

Sequel to
Rote Lippen, Sadisterotica (1969)

Extracts included in
Llámale Jess (2000)



Cinefantastique vol.5 no.4 (Spring 1977) p.23
Flesh and Blood no.3 (1994) pp.14, 15 – video review
Sight & Sound vol.4 no.9 (September 1994) p.63


The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.187 – credits, review
Feature films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.240 – credits
Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.274 – credits
by Walt Lee p.31 – credits