Her parents death avenged she now rides off into the sunset with the white traveler on the back of an elephant. It has way to much stock footage of wildlife animals though, so take of that what you will. With very few exceptions, imported product was making way for homegrown straight-to-video garbage which was cheaper to produce. She fights a fat white guy in a leopard-skin tunic who looks like Tor Johnson and is aided by her helpful chimpanzee friend Rocky! Jess Franco serves up an often sans-clothing slice of sadistic jungle adventure. She is also humiliated and distraught because she is being replaced at that very moment.
It was released in 1986, but has many similarities to , which came out in 1983, so perhaps that last idea is the correct one. The disc provides the option of watching the film dubbed in English or in its original French. After the credits roll, we get. He discusses the shooting locations which were so popular in other Eurocine films, who was the true director of the film or should I say directors? Liana is friendly with a wide variety of animals, actually, including giraffes and a chimpanzee or is it a monkey? He orders her to do battle with his main amazon squeeze Rena Lina Romay in a cameo the eye patched captain of the Amazon honor squad. We see that he rapes her, but the camera remains outside the room, with the guards and with Rena, who is humiliated after losing a fight with Liana. When he complies, they put an arrow in his chest. Contrast is generally more consistent than in the other Franco film, but there are still variations, with some scenes offering slightly milky blacks and a somewhat hazy look.
She seems to be enjoying her life that is until she discovers the truth of her past! While the jungle is the scenery and the animals are amazing, but the Golden Temple and the props are not the best of quality and it kind of shows! Jess was known for this! A black guy plays a native with terrible grey hair coloring to show that he's an aged version of an earlier native in a flashback. Lead by an evil power couple Uruck and Rena, they are not only planning on killing said inept treasure hunters but also killing Liana no relation to Diana from Diamonds. As she sets out on her search, she is almost immediately captured in a net by a tribe of men. Anyway, Liana vows revenge on the women who killed her shitty parents. A group of white explorers have to crashland their plane in the jungles of Africa and are saved from a cannibal tribe with a wild-haired topless female leader! Years later, the now grown Rena discovers the truth, and plots revenge on the vicious warrior women who murdered her family. Some 15 years ago, their golden temple was discovered by an emperor, and both he and his wife were slaughtered by the Amazons who were intent on protecting their secret.
Contrary to popular belief, Jess Franco apparently did not direct this one. He shares some good memories of Katja Bienert apparently she is screenwriting now and Daniel White, the inspirations for the film, but not too many revelatory comments can be found here. Quite a bit of the film is dull and silly. The evil power couple seems to be as inept as the treasure hunters continually getting one-upped by Liana at every turn. A man whose reputation was built around the Late-Night Showings of his films on cable stations like Cinemax and Showtime.
Any film with a slow-motion opening shot of topless girls riding horses with spears should be an exploitation masterpiece, right? She is defeated, and Liana is being defeated, raped by the man who ordered the deaths of her parents. Shriek Show should have tried licensing that 1973 film which apparently is very hard to come by instead of this 80s schlock. Remember, this is Eurocine, so the production values are low and the pace wouldn't beat the hare in a race. And his dubbed English dialogue is laughably racist!! He was a friend to Mr. Again, Franco uses the narrative as an excuse to show off ample nudity and hilariously shot and acting love scenes.
Liana grows up and lives free in the jungle with the beautiful jungle animals. Fifteen years later the family friend Johnson Olivier Mathot comes to find Liana and reveals to her how her parents died. The English audio is acceptable, but a little weak during the dubbed dialogue. However, Diana is the target of several greedy relatives who tag along with the expedition to capture her so they can make sure she doesn't live to return to her mother! Well, you'll have to see the film to find out! More importantly, Pygar tells of a fortune in gold. L'accent est forte, sans distraire au-dessous parcelles lequel cette être avérés personnages se déroulent.
Liana Simpson as Joan Virly. If you find the mysterious fortress, will you live to tell the tale? In fact, there is no narrative danger at all. It is only a matter of time until the treasure hunters, Liana, Uruck, and Rena face off. Liana and other characters, including a shaman named Koukou Stanley Capoul who is evidently on hand to provide some questionable comedy relief, get taken prisoner, but the outcome of this pretty lamentable enterprise is never seriously in doubt. When she was a very young child her father discovers a secret golden temple and its plentiful mine located underneath. When a strange man shows up and befriends Liana, he discovers she can't read, and so he details entries from her father's diary, at which point Liana is educated about her past and decides to embark on a quest for revenge against the dastardly Amazonian tribe.
Jess Franco is know for making films that are more adult fair. Bad acting, campy dialog, topless women, and a very silly story collide to make this one of Franco's more watchable efforts of his more recent output. . Analia Ivars contemplates her paycheck However the Amazons know that he had stolen from them and confront him at his home. Why did the Amazonians kill her parents? Took him long enough, eh? But some people do, so I say to each his own! The expedition is ambushed, Maciste is placed into the Amazons' service, and Pygar, along with one of the Amazon women, Yuka, attempt to swipe a fortune in gold for themselves. And the cheap blond wigs often look terrible. As the film opens, several women are riding horses, their naked breasts bouncing in slow motion.
I could pick titles that many consider to be his best films or I could just jump right in and pull titles off the shelf at random. Bud the Jungle Guide as Robert Foster. As she infiltrates the temple, Llana plots her wicked revenge on the inhuman souls who brutally punished her parents. They are all eventually captured by the Amazons and sentenced to death by their leader Uruck William Berger , except for Liana who he determines could make a nice addition to his temple. The actresses playing the Amazon women look appropriately embarrassed and often smirk or crack smiles when not trying to deliver their dialogue. When I decided to dive into the films of Jess Franco I figured I could try it two different ways. It's too bad the credits on the cover don't match the film presented on the disc; if Alice Arno, Lina Romay, and Pamela Stanford were in this, it would probably be more entertaining.
Some claim that Jess Franco directed the entire thing, while others believe the film was co-directed, and others believe that Franco began the film under a different title , and then Alain Payet finished it. Both Diamonds of Kilimandjaro which exists under several titles, include a slight variation of this very title in the credits of this very release and Golden Temple Amazons share a number of similarities, not the least of which is a bevy of naked or at least topless women cavorting around in various jungles. A mysterious fortress built on top of a gold mine is being zealously guarded by a tribe of Amazons. Swaths of scenes play out like nonsense with no narrative drive. The Amazons return and murder him and his wife. When they arrive at the home of the Simpsons, they demand that Mr. Years go by, and the girl now a woman by the name of Liana Jess Fronco regular, Analia Ivars , along with some new found friends, has to fight the Amazon babes out of revenge.