When Women Had Tails

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

When Women Had Tails (1970, Italy) is a Comedy film directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile. It was followed by When Women Played Ding Dong and When Women Lost Their Tails.


Main Details

  • Released in 1970
  • Color
  • Running Time: 90 Min.
  • Production Co: Clesi Cinematografica
  • Distribution Co: Film Ventures International (FVI) (1973) (USA) (dubbed) | Saguenay Films (1974) (Canada) (as "When Women Had Tails") (dubbed)
  • Directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile
  • Written by Marcello Coscia, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Marcello Coscia, Ottavio Jemma, Lina Wertmüller
  • Starring: Senta Berger, Giuliano Gemma, Frank Wolff
  • Produced by Silvio Clementelli
  • Original Music by Ennio Morricone
  • Cinematography by Franco Di Giacomo
  • Film Editing by Sergio Montanari

Plot Summary

  • A bunch of 7 orphan cavemen grow up on a little island all by themselves. After a fire burns all vegetation they set out to find a new place to live. Here, one day they trap a strange animal, looking very similar to them, only softer and with longer hair.

Also Known As

  • Als die Frauen noch Schwänze hatten (Germany)
  • Quando le donne avevano la coda (Italy, original title)
  • Kun naisilla oli häntä (Finland)
  • Quand les femmes avaient une queue (France)
  • Quando as Mulheres Tinham Rabo (Brazil)
  • When Women Had Tails (USA)


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