Joe Sarno has written and directed over 75 feature films in the sexploitation and soft-core subgenres as well as several films in the hard-core genre. Sarno\'s work is unique in offering unusual characters, taboo-probing situations and relationships, and psychologically compelling stories, as well as opportunities for his actors to contribute genuine performances. It might not be inappropriate to refer to 1973 through 1974 as Joe Sarno\'s shtick period.
A Scorching Erotic Double Feature By The Master of Classic Sexploitation Cinema, Joseph Sarno: Abigail Lesley Is Back In Town / Laura’s Toys 2-DVD Deluxe Edition Contains Over 1 Hour of New Exclusive Bonus Features Abigail Lesley Is Back In Town - The Bad Girl Who Was Real Good When Abigail Lesley returns to her old fishing village hometown, it sends a sexual tidal wave through the small community that has both men and women knocking on her door. Laura’s Toys - She Played A Swapping Game Where Three Wasn’t A Crowd!
Legendary arthouse sexploitation auteur Joseph Sarno set the gold standard for provocative depictions of passions run rampant behind the closed doors of hometown America in the 1960s & 70s (Sin in the Suburbs, Moonlighting Wives). Sarno films are heavily female-centric, and his women were strong, desirous and just plain naughty, and they got what they want!
Shocking, sensual and dramatic, this 1968 theatrical sensation is one of Joe Sarno’s most compelling dramas - an erotic tale of lust and obsession, about an ambitious photographer, his love, and the sensual and manipulative woman who comes between them: Henning is a fashion photographer driven by visions of artistic glory. He is encouraged by a literary agent to produce a volume of erotic nudes and works to create the perfect layout with his favorite model, Leslie.
Beautiful, young and restless, Denise (Marie Forsa) can\'t stand another day on her family\'s farm and with her boring country boyfriend (Eric Edwards). She dreams of becoming a fashion model and life in the fast lane, so she packs her bags and sets out for the city determined to experience every one of her glamorous and erotic fantasies.
Legendary sexploitation director Joseph Sarno has created some of the most controversial and sexually provocative films in the history of erotic cinema. His 1974 classic, Confessions of a Young American Housewife, pushes the envelope further than any of his earlier classics including Inga, Bibi: Confessions of a Sweet Sixteen (a.k.a Girl Meets Girl) and Butterflies.
Katja lives alone with her widowed father, and the two of them share a deep affection. One day Katja’s idyllic life is forever shattered when her father re-marries. When Katja witnesses daddy and stepmother in bed, the shocking spectacle sends Katja fleeing. Abandoned by all those dear to her, Katja plans to win back her father’s attentions by disgracing her stepmother. How will Katja do it, and how far will she go?
Deluxe 2-DVD set of three classic Joe Sarno films from 1974. On disc one you'll find Linda Lovelace and Harry Reems return for DEEP THROAT II with special cameo by Georgina Spelvin! Also included are special features, interviews, and a collection of trailers. On disc two, Rebecca Brooke stars in THE SWITCH: Or How To Alter Your Ego, a sexy Jeckyll and Hyde story. And finally, A TOUCH OF GENIE, a rare send-up of I Dream of Jeanie including hardcore favorites Tina Russell and Marc Stevens. Deep Throat II and A Touch of Genie are both 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen.
The sizzling adventure begins the moment traveling student Bibi (Swedish starlet Marie Forsa) arrives at the home of her elegantly attractive aunt. Beautiful, vulnerable and naive, Bibi desperately yearns to experience the love of other women and feels its temptation pulling at her from every direction. Each day she finds herself in the company of her aunt\'s sexy young female friends and, soon, is unable to control her surging desires any longer.
For the first time on DVD come three erotica cult classics written & directed by legendary sexploitation auteur Joseph Sarno (Inga, Swedish Wildcats) and starring young Swedish sensation Marie Forsa. Shot in Germany in 1974, these beautifully produced features are landmarks of the genre and surely rank as the most provocative and sensual films ever made.
Three acclaimed tales of sexual awakening and forbidden passion by legendary sexploitation auteur Joseph Sarno, now available in a new collector’s edition release from Retro-Seduction Cinema. Sarno has been honored in recent years by such prestigious institutions, organizations and events as the British Film Institute, Cinematheque Francaise, Turin Film Festival, Vienna Filmmuseum, Lake Placid Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, and the New York Underground Film Festival.
Legendary arthouse sexploitation auteur Joseph Sarno was the brilliant creative force behind dozens of the greatest erotica films ever produced (Inga, Swedish Wildcats). His psychologically intense and sexually incendiary depictions of rampant female lust set grindhouse cinema screens on fire in the 1960s and 70s. Sarno films are heavily female-centric, and his women are strong, desirous and just plain naughty, and they always get what they want!
Joan Rand (Tammy Latour) is a shrewd, sexy, disgruntled housewife and mother who yearns for the better things in life. Unbeknownst to her husband, and with the help of a friend, Joan turns her office stenography service into a thriving yet well-concealed prostitution ring that has local law enforcement (including character actor Joe Santos in an early role) baffled.
Shot back-to-back with Vibrations in 1968, All the Sins of Sodom has been hailed as “one of Sarno’s most captivating films.” (Video Watchdog)
Encouraged by his agent, struggling NYC photographer Henning begins a daring portfolio of his model, Leslie. But all too soon, jealousies erupt when another model vies for his camera and bed in this penetrating study of ambition, romance and lust set in the world of fashion photography. “Sexploitation auteur Sarno is at the top of his game” in this elegantly filmed time capsule of late ‘60s New York (DVD.com).
Newly Remastered to HD from the original film elements
The screwball comedy, Pandora and the Magic Box (1965) introduced sexploitation auteur Joe Sarno’s unique take on Yiddish Theater to the raincoat crowd. Sarno would bring this blend of broad farce and burlesque to the screen again in his madcap spy caper Deep Throat II (1974) and the ribald spoof, A Touch of Genie (1974)., all part of this multi-film collection with bonus feature The Switch (1974).
Newly remastered to HD from the original film elements.
The screwball comedy, Pandora and the Magic Box (1965) introduced sexploitation auteur Joe Sarno’s unique take on Yiddish Theater to the raincoat crowd. Sarno would bring this blend of broad farce and burlesque to the screen again in his madcap spy caper Deep Throat II (1974) and the ribald spoof, A Touch of Genie (1974), all included in this multi-feature collection with bonus film The Switch (1974)!
Nestled in the mountains of present day Germany, a grim and secluded castle stands - the haunted legacy of the beautiful medieval vampire Baroness Varga. Put to death for her ravenous hunger for female bodies and blood, the Baroness uttered a curse that she would one day return to forever satisfy her unnatural lust...and that day has finally come!