The Frightened Woman

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The Frightened Woman (aka The Laughing Woman / Femina Ridens) is a 1969 Giallo by Piero Schivazappa.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1969
  • Color
  • Running time: 108 minutes
  • Production Co.: Cemo Films
  • Distribution Co.: Empire Universal Films (1970) (Canada) (theatrical) | Audubon Films (1970) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Piero Schivazappa
  • Written by Paolo Levi, Piero Schivazappa, Giuseppe Zaccariello
  • Starring Philippe Leroy, Dagmar Lassander, Lorenza Guerrieri

Plot Summary

  • A rich and sadistic man, who enjoys degrading women as part of elaborate S&M games, abducts a female journalist. She is subjected to his unpleasant games but soon begins subverting him.

Also known as

  • Femina Ridens
  • The Laughing Woman
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