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1977 (UK) See more »
LAURA GEMSER in the NEW and continuing adventures of EMANUELLE IN AMERICA See more »
An American journalist travels throughout the world in search of a good story by joining a modern-day... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Pleasant and pernicious See more (42 total) »


  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Laura Gemser ... Emanuelle
Gabriele Tinti ... Alfredo Elvize, Duke of Mount Elba
Roger Browne ... The Senator
Riccardo Salvino ... Bill
Lars Bloch ... Eric van Darren
Paola Senatore ... Laura Elvize
Maria Piera Regoli ... Diana Smith
Giulio Bianchi ... Tony
Efrem Appel ... Joe
Matilde Dall'Aglio ... Woman Watching Snuff Movie
Carlo Foschi
Maria Renata Franco
Giulio Massimini ... Waiter at Venice Party
Stefania Nocilli ... Janet the Model
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bruno Alias ... Party Guest in Venice (uncredited)
Fernando Arcangeli ... Antonio Ramirez (uncredited)

Salvatore Baccaro ... Charlie (uncredited)
Erminio Bianchi Fasani ... Party Guest in Venice (uncredited)
Nestore Cavaricci ... Guard at Male Brothel (uncredited)
Carolyn De Fonseca ... Diana Smith (voice: english) (uncredited)

Lorraine De Selle ... Gemini (uncredited)
Raniero Dorascenzi ... Party Guest in Venice (uncredited)
Gota Gobert ... Woman at Banquet (uncredited)
Marina Hedman ... Woman in Beach Hut (uncredited)
Ulla Johannsen ... One of Van Darren's Harem Girls (uncredited)
Renate Kasché ... Masturbating Redhead (uncredited)
Guia Lauri Filzi ... Woman in Snuff Movie (uncredited)
Giuseppe Marrocco ... Uomo alla festa a Venezia (uncredited)
Rick 'Ercolino' Martino ... Gigolo in Beach Hut (uncredited)
Cristina Minutelli ... Woman in Threesome (uncredited)
Vittorio Ripamonti ... The Senator (uncredited)
Umberto Santolamazza ... Man in Snuff Movie (uncredited)
Alfred Thomas ... African Chief (uncredited)

Directed by
Joe D'Amato 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ottavio Alessi  story
Maria Pia Fusco 
Piero Vivarelli  story

Original Music by
Nico Fidenco 
Cinematography by
Joe D'Amato  (as Aristide Massaccesi)
Film Editing by
Vincenzo Tomassi 
Art Direction by
Marco Dentici 
Set Decoration by
Enrico Luzzi 
Costume Design by
Luciana Marinucci 
Makeup Department
Mirella De Rossi .... hair stylist (as Mirella Sforza)
Giancarlo Marin .... hair stylist
Maurizio Trani .... makeup artist
Production Management
Fabrizio De Angelis .... production manager
Paolo Gargano .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Donatella Donati .... assistant director
Art Department
Oraste Quercioli .... set builder
Sound Department
Nick Alexander .... dubbing supervisor
Franco Borni .... sound recordist (as Franco Bormi)
Giannetto De Rossi .... boom operator
Visual Effects by
Giannetto De Rossi .... optical effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Enrico Biribicchi .... camera operator
Franco Brescini .... gaffer
Ennio Brizzolari .... key grip
Luigi Conversi .... assistant camera
Giorgio Garibaldi Schwarze .... still photographer (as Garibaldi Schwarze)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Rasetti .... seamstress
Editorial Department
Carlo Della Corte .... second assistant editor
Massimo Latini .... first assistant editor
David Block .... colorist (uncredited)
Music Department
Giacomo Dell'Orso .... conductor (as G. Dell'Orso)
Other crew
Umberto Bellucci .... production assistant
Claudio Bernabei .... script supervisor
Pierluigi Villani .... unit publicist

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Brutal Nights" -
"Emanuelle in America" - International (English title)
"Эмануэль в Америке" - Soviet Union (Russian title)
"Black Emanuelle - Stunden wilder Lust" - West Germany
"Black Emanuelle en Amérique" - France
"Emanuelle Amerikassa" - Finland
"Emanuelle en América" - Spain (imdb display title)
"Emmanuelle i Amerika" - Denmark (imdb display title)
"Emmanuelle na América" - Brazil
"I Emmanouella stin Ameriki" - Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
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100 min | Brazil:92 min | Germany:92 min | Italy:90 min | UK:82 min (heavily cut) | France:80 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:R18+ | Australia:RC (original rating) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Denmark:16 | Finland:K-18 | France:16 | Germany:Not Rated (re-release) | Italy:VM18 | UK:18 (heavily cut) | USA:Not Rated | West Germany:18 (nf) (original release) (heavily cut)

Did You Know?

Revealing mistakes: Gemini has an entirely different dubbing voice (and accent) in her two scenes.See more »
Emanuelle:Don't you think that a hot bath is nice as a lover's caress?See more »
Movie Connections:
Goodbye and FarewellSee more »


What are the differences between the Softcore and Hardcore Version?
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15 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Pleasant and pernicious, 30 December 2003
Author: fertilecelluloid from Mountains of Madness

If pernicious is a stronger word for ugly, then it applies here, but I'm not referring to the "snuff" footage sequence, I'm referring to the non-sex/non-horror scenes. They're so unbelievably boring and poorly acted that you could end up leaving the theatre (or living room) and missing out on the sleaze.

The film's soundtrack is outstanding and captures the era wonderfully.

As always, Laura Gemser is captivating and too sexy for words, and the film's explicitness verges on hardcore for most of the time and crosses the softcore line once or twice.

But it's the "snuff" footage sleaze fans want and it doesn't disappoint. Almost SALO-esque in its intensity and terribly well executed, it arrives in context but blurs its context quickly because it is unexpectedly extreme and realistic.

Worth seeing once or twice. Or owning, if the inclination's there.

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