This might be old news for some, but I missed it while I was out of the country without internet. I hadn’t realized she was sick. Anyway very sad news.
Stephen Thrower celebrates Lina Romay here:
No way! :(
I’m not even close to being a connoisseur of Jess Franco, but I’ve seen a few things by the guy and read quite a bit about him, so I still felt the death of Lina Romay to be a sad thing. Reading about Jess & Lina gives you the sense that one of really beautiful and unconventional love story and collaboration has ended. R.I.P. Lina Romay.
@ Monsieur Zom
It’s still such a shame that Romay’s now gone. I truely admired her dual performance in DORIANA GREY the most (especially her title role). :(
I don’t know much about the love between Romay & Franco, but they’ve worked together since the early 70’s. pal. I have watched most of Franco’s films, from SUCCUBUS to CECILIA. My favorite Franco films would have to be: SUCCUBUS (1968), EUGENIE: THE STORY OF HER JOURNEY INTO PERVERSION (1969), EUGENIE DE SADE (1970), VAMPYROS LESBOS (1970), SHE KILLED IN ECSTASY (1970), DORIANA GREY (1976), CANNIBALS (1979), and SADOMANIA (1981).
I sure agree with you on that. ;)
@Christopher : I haven’t seen most of the films you listed, but I’ll have to get to it one day or another. Since I’ve first heard of Jess Franco I’ve been sort of fascinated by the man and his work, which makes it weird that I haven’t watched more of it. It’s not the first time I hear good things about Dorianna Grey and Lina Romay’s performance in it, I’ll definitively check it out!
Lina and Jesús at the Goyas in 2009.