From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Libido (1973, AUS) is a Sexploitation film directed by David Baker, Tim Burstall, John B. Murray, Fred Schepisi


Main Details

  • Released in 1973
  • Color
  • Running time: 117 min | Australia:118 min (uncut version)
  • Production Co: Producers' & Directors' Guild of Australia
  • Distribution Co: Z (Australia)
  • Directed by David Baker (episode "Family Man, The") | Tim Burstall (episode "Child, The") | John B. Murray (segment "Husband, The") | Fred Schepisi (segment "Priest, The")
  • Written by Thomas Keneally, Craig McGregor, Hal Porter, David Williamson
  • Starring Elke Neidhart, Bryon Williams, Mark Albiston, John Williams, Jill Forster, Judy Morris
  • Produced by Christopher Muir, John B. Murray
  • Film Editing by David Bilcock, Edward McQueen-Mason

Plot Summary

  • Explores adultery and jealous fantasies, the end of innocence, the moral and spiritual conflicts of a priest and a nun in love. The stories define the exploration of women and the cultural upheaval of the early 70s.


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