It’s the early sixties, and the British Lion’s bite isn’t what it once was. In the Arab state of Ramault, once liberated by the Brits in WW II, that means the treacherous leader has plans to rid himself of his nephew, the twelve year old heir to the throne, and sell out to the Russians.
In the first half of the first century A.D., the Teutonic tribes, led by Arminius The Terrible, rebel against the cruel and conquering Roman Empire. In raging torments and blood curdling battles, the barbarian tribes and Roman Legions fight a war of attrition.
Just as stylised as Mad Fox, this unmissable chambara (swordfighting films set in feudal Japan) an often satirical, furious attack on (or is it a defence of?) samurai values. The servant Kurodo briefly manages to exchange the violent machinations at court for a rural paradise.
Just after Sigurd Helmer is ordained a bishop, his archrival Tornkvist (Georg Løkkeberg) hands over a letter to the police claiming Helmer obtained his position through foul play. A power struggle between the two ensues which has serious implications for Helmer.
The film is set in the Soviet Union under Stalin, it has several story-lines, that are intertwined. Maestro Nikolai Masoudov (Tognazzi), a talented writer, and his assistant Margaret (Farmer), are working on a biblical story of Pontius Pilate (Tadic).
In 1747, a handsome but rebellious Scotsman named Richard Abdee is auctioned off as a slave on a Caribbean island controlled by French and British sugar-planters. When caught having sex with his owner’s wife, Abdee is given 100 lashes with the dreaded “dragonard” whip.
Instead of directing his soft porn movie, In-gi talks heatedly about the film scenario he is working on. He had to abandon his dreams of becoming a serious director in order to pay off his parents’ debts. So to make quick money, he began to direct soft porn movies.