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Black Emanuelle (1975)

Emanuelle nera (original title)
X | | Drama | October 1976 (USA)
While on assignment in Nairobi, a photojournalist questions her racial and sexual identity when she engages in affairs with her wealthy hosts.

Director:

Bitto Albertini (as Albert Thomas)
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Complete credited cast:
Laura Gemser ... Mae Jordan / Emanuelle (as Emanuelle)
Karin Schubert ... Ann Danieli
Angelo Infanti Angelo Infanti ... Gianni Danieli
Isabelle Marchall Isabelle Marchall ... Gloria Clifton
Gabriele Tinti ... Richard Clifton
Don Powell Don Powell ... Professor Kamau
Venantino Venantini ... William Meredith
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Storyline

In her first onscreen adventure, journalist/photographer Mae Jordan (known to her readers as "Emanuelle") travels to Africa on assignment. Questions of her own racial and sexual identity come to a head as she observes the troubled marriage of her hosts, Ann and Gianni Danieli. Matters are complicated further when Emanuelle finds herself in affairs with both of them, after which she flees Africa, only to be persued by Gianni, who had earlier rejected her and ridiculed her advances. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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No one is ever the same after Black Emanuelle. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Trivia

The Italian Black Emmanuelle films took a decidedly seedier direction than their soft focus French counterparts. They featured a lot more sordid sex, nudity and gore. See more »

Goofs

There are obvious body doubles during the hardcore scenes. See more »

Quotes

[Gianni tries to kiss Emanuelle, but she stops him]
Emanuelle: Isn't there anything to drink? You Italians don't beat around the bush - normally, when a man invites a girl over, he offers her a drink, and... then, they talk a bit, and then they make love.
Gianni Danieli: You're right.
[he gets up, but Emanuelle pulls him back to the bed]
Emanuelle: Idiot, it's you I want to drink.
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Alternate Versions

Some versions omit a shot just seconds into the film of a nude woman in a magazine being read by Emanuelle on the airplane. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Red Oaks: The Wedding (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Black Emanuelle
Written by Nico Fidenco
Performed by Bulldog
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One of the best Emmanuelles to be made
12 October 1999 | by franco-28See all my reviews

Laura Gemser is one of the best actresses in the Emmanuelle movies. She has a sure, sexy, friendly, erotic, girl that you could meet & not be snubbed by attitude that puts her over the line in my opinion. She gets in these situations with ease & is not only good to look at, but makes her role believable. Her sex scenes are enough to melt the heart of a statue. The story line is ok, the soundtrack is good, the acting is fair, but Laura makes the movie what it is, kind of like how Jack Nicholson can steal the movies he acts in.


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Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

October 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Emanuelle's Holiday See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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