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The Woman from Beirut

The Woman from Beirut

A Feature film by Ladislas Vajda

Release in France : 30/03/1966

    Synopsis

    Isabel is a beautiful singer with great aspirations but persistent bad luck. After serving time in prison for a crime she did not commit, she lands a singing gig at a dive in Barcelona where she meets Xandro "The Greek" and his partner lover Gloria. The couple is posing as entertainment promoters but they are really running a prostitution ring based in Beirut. They offer Isabel a contract to perform in "night clubs" in the Mideast and she accepts eager to get away. Upon arrival in Beirut, Isabel and other girls are sped away to a luxurious villa where they discover the real intentions of the pseudo-promoters. They are expected to sing and dance but also to engage in sexual activities with the rich clients that patronize the place. Isabel pretends to go along with the situation but starts devising a plan to get away.

     

    Actors (11)

    Production and distribution (3)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

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    Full credits (6)

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Prostitution

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Spain, France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Production year :

    1965

    French release :

    30/03/1966

    Runtime :

    1 h 32 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    30115

    Visa issue date :

    07/02/1966

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color