Switzerland, Argentina, Japan, US / 91 minutes / color with some bw and some limited-color footage / Jane Holzer, Denise Rich, Jade M, Martin Hellstern, Praesens-Film, Sugarloaf/Gotan, Grupo Baires, Towa, New Line Dir & Scr: Leonard Schrader Pr: David Weisman Cine: Juan Ruiz-Anchía Cast: Vincent D’Onofrio, Mathilda May, Esai Morales, Fernando Rey, Cipe Lincovsky, Josh Mostel, Constance McCashin, Patricio Bisso, Javier Portales, Rubén Szuchmacher, Marcos Woinsky, Sergio Lerer, Hector Arbelo, Claudio Garófalo, Santos Maggi.
On a luxury liner bound from Le Havre to Buenos Aires, Stephanie (May), married just three weeks ago to the much older Judge Torres (Rey), is already weary of him. When she witnesses a young passenger throwing herself overboard, Stephanie impulsively takes the dead woman’s place, and arrives in Buenos Aires as the mail order bride of Zico Borenstein (Morales).
Fernando Rey as Judge Torres.
Esai Morales as Zico.
Alas, Zico and his sweet old mama (Lincovsky) intend to put Alba to work in their brothel—she’s just the latest in a series of women they’ve imported and enslaved under false pretenses.
When Alba in self-defense Continue reading