Sweden: Heaven And Hell

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Sweden: Heaven And Hell (Svezia inferno e paradiso) (1968, Italy) is a Mondo film directed by Luigi Scattini.


Main Details

  • Released on September 4, 1968 (Italy)
  • Color
  • Running time: 90 minutes
  • Production Co.: Caravel Film | Embassy Pictures | Produzioni Atlas Consorziate (P.A.C.)
  • Distribution Co.: Produzioni Atlas Consorziate (P.A.C.) (1968) (France) (French dubbed version) | Constantin Film (1968) (West Germany) (theatrical) | Miracle Films (1969) (United Kingdom) (theatrical) (dubbed) | AVCO Embassy Pictures (1969) (United States) (theatrical) (English dubbed version) | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (1971) (Sweden) (theatrical)| Filmes Ocidente (1977) (Portugal) (theatrical)
  • Written and directed by Luigi Scattini
  • Starring: Edmund Purdom, Enrico Maria Salerno, Jean Topart

Plot Summary

  • A narrated pseudo-documentary about sexuality in Sweden. It shows contraceptives for teen girls, lesbian nightclubs, wife swapping, porno movies, biker gangs, and Walpurgis Night celebrations. It also examines Sweden's purported drug, drinking and suicide problems.


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