(241) FURNISHED STUDIO P2 (1969) Soledad Miranda sex comedy
title ESTUDIO AMUEBLADO 2. P. [Furnished Studio P2] also
known as FURNISHED APARTMENT P2
director: Jose Maria Forque
starring: Fernando Fenan Gomez ˇ Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez ˇ Soledad Miranda
ˇ Esperanza Roy ˇ Elisa Montes
employees use the company's new super computer to find girls for their
sexual flings in their secret apartment. This sex comedy reflects the
'awe of computers' held by most people in the the '60s [back at
a time when a computer filled the entire floor of an office building].
It also shows how quickly this remarkable instrument is used for sexual
activities. But the real reason to watch is the extraordinary performance
from budding starlet Soledad Miranda.
Miranda would find International fame a few months later when she was
discovered by Jess Franco, starring as Lucy in his version of COUNT
DRACULA. She was born Soledad Rendón Bueno to a gypsy family
in 1943, changing her name to 'Miranda' in the early sixties for her first
film, the peplum URSUS. Franco gave her a new alias 'Susan Korda'
[as a homage to German actress Susanne Korda who had - interestingly
- made a movie called Miranda in 1965] and she would headline
some of his best films, starring in seven projects, including EUGENIE
DE SADE, SHE
KILLED IN ECSTASY and VAMPIROS
LESBOS. Shockingly, in August 1970, Soledad died in a car accident
on a highway in Portugal. She was 27.
here, Jose Maria Forque, is a major Spanish filmmaker who won numerous
awards from Cannes to Venice to Berlin's International Film Festival since
1951. He is probably best known to cult movie fans for his WOMAN
FROM THE TORRID LAND starring Laura Gemser. Mr Forques died from
a heart attack, at age 72 (March 1995) after 55 movies.
film with optional English subtitles; uncut 94 minutes,
on a DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC WORLD FORMAT.
Extras include selected Soledad Miranda trailers.