(753) EVIL LOVE (1969) an early Fernando Di Leo film!
Di Leo's Cautionary Counter-Culture Film
Original Italian Title: AMARSI MALE [Evil
Also known as WRONG WAY TO LOVE
director: Fernando Di Leo
starring: Susan Scott · Gianni Macchia · Micaela Pigatelli · Lea Lander
· Lucio Dalla
works as the personal secretary to a rich industrialist. She is also
his mistress. Everything changes when she meets and falls in love with
his daughter's boyfriend Carlo. Anna quits her job and begins living
with the struggling college student. She tries to provide for them both.
But things become difficult when she can't find work and the money runs
out. Anna soon sinks into the world of drugs and prostitution while
Carlo begins to drift back to his old girlfriend.
is one of the very first films directed by Fernando Di Leo. He would
eventually become the best of the European Crime directors, elevating
the Italian gangster film to an art form (see MILANO
CALIBER NINE). But besides mastering that genre, he is known
for the quintessential horror sleaze BEAST
KILLS IN COLD BLOOD with Klaus Kinski, a disturbing Lolita
and his home-invasion thriller MADNESS
(Vacanze per un Massacro). Mr Di Leo retired in 1985; he died
from a stroke in December 2003 at age 71.
An Italian film
in English language; widescreen format (4:3), 88 minutes,
encoded for ALL REGION NTSC, playable on any American machine.
Extras include selected trailers.
for Adult Audiences