Devil in the Flesh

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Le Malizie Di Venere (Venus in Furs) (1969, West Germany/Switzerland/Italy) is a drama film directed by Massimo Dallamano. Not to be confused with Jess Franco's Venus in Furs.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1969
  • Color
  • Running time: 83 minutes
  • Production Co.: VIP Production| Roxy Films
  • Distribution Co.: Beacon Releasing | Howard Mahler Films
  • Directed by: Massimo Dallamano
  • Written by Fabio Massimo, from Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's novel
  • Starring: Laura Antontelli, Régis Vallée, Loren Ewing

Plot Summary

  • Based on the infamous novel by Leopold Sacher-Masoch this fine film follows the perverted passions of a young couple as Severin watches the beautiful Wanda writhing naked amongst furs. His disturbing peeping tomism triggers off a whirlpool of emotions due to a childhood episode which punishes voyeurism with pain.


  • What's the worst thing a man could do to a woman?... Wrong!
  • She'll Beat You Into Ecstasy!
  • In love there is only one master...the woman!
  • She's the Bitch with the Switch!
  • And God Created Woman But the Devil...WANDA!
  • From the Author Who Gave 'Masochism' Its Name

Also Known As

  • Das Mädchen Wanda (Austria)
  • Venus i pels (Denmark)
  • Kiihottava kosketus (Finland)
  • Vénus en fourrure (France)
  • Ahalinota pathi (Greece- video title)
  • Gymni Afroditi (Greece- transliterated title)
  • Venere nuda (Italy- alternative title)
  • Venere in pelliccia (Italy- DVD box title)
  • Kegawa no Biinasu (Japan)
  • Venus in bont (The Netherlands)
  • Wenus w futrze (Poland)
  • Malícia de Vénus (Portugal)
  • Венера в мехах (Soviet Union- Russian title)
  • El Placer de Venus (Spain- alternative title)
  • Devil in the Flesh (USA)
  • Fire in the Flesh (USA- reissue title)
  • School Girl Temptations (USA- dubbed version)
  • Venus im pelz (West Germany)
  • Venus in Furs (World-wide English title)
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