Thriller: A Cruel Picture

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1974
  • Color
  • Running Time: 104 min | UK:80 min (heavily cut) | USA:82 min (R-rated version) | Australia:92 min (R-rated cut)
  • Production Co: BAV Film | United Producers
  • Distribution Co: BAV Film (1974) (Sweden) (theatrical) | American International Pictures (AIP) (1974) (USA) (theatrical) (edit) (dubbed) | Astral Films (1974) (Canada) (theatrical) (heavily cut) (dubbed) | Brent Walker Film Distributing (1976) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Written & Directed by Bo Arne Vibenius
  • Starring Christina Lindberg, Heinz Hopf, Despina Tomazani
  • Produced by Bo Arne Vibenius
  • Original Music by Ralph Lundsten
  • Cinematography by Andreas Bellis
  • Film Editing by Brian Wikström

Plot Summary

  • A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute.

Also Known As

  • Crime à froid (Canada) (video title) (French title)
  • Desenlace mortal (Spain) (original subtitled version)
  • Enögd (Finland) (informal title) (Swedish title)
  • Hooker's Revenge (USA) (reissue title)
  • They Call Her One Eye (USA) (censored version)
  • Thriller (Sweden) (short title)
  • Thriller - ein unbarmherziger Film (Germany)
  • Thriller: A Cruel Picture (USA)
  • Yksisilmäinen (Finland) (informal title)
  • The Swedish Vice Girl (double/triple feature title)


  • The first film, ever, to be banned in Sweden!
  • Den första svenska film som någonsin blivit totalförbjuden av censuren.
  • The movie that has no limits of evil! | First they took her speech...then her sight...When they were finished she used what was left of her for her own frightening kind of REVENGE!
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