Edwige Fenech Rarity
Italian title: DESERTO DI FUOCO [Desert of Fire]
also known as SPIRIT OF DEATH
starring: Edwige Fenech · George Wang · Giuseppe Addobbati · Zohra Faiza
· Peter Martell
Desert bandit El Marish
robs a jeep. But soon, he and his gang are attacked by a "phantom"
who kills all his men. When Juana, a beautiful young half-breed appears
from the wilderness, the phantom rapes her. They decide to venture into
the desert to recover their stolen money but they find something in the
hot sand that they never unexpected.
actor, Renzo Merusi, made 12 movies in the '40s. He then directed three
relatively unknown films, one in the 50s (La Figlia di Mata Hari,
Daughter of Mata Hari, 1953), one in the 60s (Apocalisse
sul Fiume Giallo, War on Yellow River, 1961)
and then this one in 1971. It would be his final brush with show business.
He died after a stroke in January 1996 at age 81.
This is an
early role for Edwige Fenech, marking the cusp of her career explosion.
It was made just after TOP
SENSATION and STRANGE
VICE OF MRS WARDH and immediately before ALL
THE COLORS OF THE DARK.
Italian film in English language with burnt Greek subtitles (see below
uncut version (84 min.), in English language, DVD encoded for ALL REGION
playable on any American machine. Extras include various trailers.
For Mature Audiences