Emanuelle Around the World / Emanuelle - Perché violenza alle donne? (1977)

2.0 out of 5

Laura Gemser once again is Emanuelle in another episode of the long running Joe D'Amato franchise. This time she uncovers an international white slave ring. The film is globetrotting and episodic.

George Eastman wears blackface as an Indian guru in a long line of national stereotypes that populate the movie.

The soundtrack is light and breezy at times but the subjects covered are at times pretty dark with a rape scene being a little too close for comfort and ritual humiliation involving sex with a snake and sex with a German Shepherd dog.

Certainly not a film for everyone but one that is at times jaw dropping for its sheer lack of taste that contrasts with some moments of genuine sweetness and light. Sex scenes are both graphic and at times not simulated. Probably not the best choice as a first date movie.

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