Slaves (a.k.a.Swedish Nympho Slaves) is a 1977 Crime Thriller by Jesus Franco. After a woman has been found by the police she desperately tells her story of being kidnapped, drugged and tortured by Princess Arminda (Lina Romay). For years the police have been trying to shut down Arminda’s sex palace called The Pagoda, but have been unable to get close enough due to her having friends in high places. Now they have found the woman who will help put Arminda away for years.
He was only 6 years old when he started composing music under the protection of his brother Enrique. After the Spanish Civil War, he was able to continue his studies at the Real Conservatorio de Madrid, where he finished piano and harmony. Being a Bachelor of Law and a easy-read novel writer (under the pseudonym David Khume), he signed on to enter the Instituto de Investigaciones y Experiencias Cinematográicas (IIEC), where he was only for two years, while he worked simultaneously as a director and theatre actor. Later, he went to Paris to study directing techniques at the I.D.H.E.C. (University of Sorbonne), where he used to go into seclusion during hours to watch films at the film archive. Back to Spain, he started his huge cinematographic work as a composer, with Cómicos (1954) and El hombre que viajaba despacito (1957), and later worked as an assistant director to Juan Antonio Bardem, León Klimovsky, Luis Saslavsky, Julio Bracho, Fernando Soler and Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent… read more