Mil Sexos Tiene la Noche is a Spanish horrotica offering directed
Franco and starring his significant other and frequent leading lady, Lina Romay.
Lina and a partner have a
nightclub mentalist act, where she is hypnotized, then is able to tell
what he is holding in his hand. Each night, she has sex with someone,
then kills the man in the room with a knife. Note that the sex is not
always with a man, but it is only men that she ventilates with the
knife. She wants to believe these are bad dreams, but it is hard for
her to rationalize being covered in blood, and having a bloody knife
when she becomes conscious.
The pace is leisurely. One viewer described it as hypnotic, rather
than erotic, but all in all, Jess was in rare form on this film, which
deserves a tip of the hat for some of the camera work. Of course,
Franco made his usual use
of the zoom, but he also did some very clever things with selectively
focusing and unfocusing, and dissolving from scene to scene. He also
made good use of his surroundings as filler footage and employed some
nice jazz numbers in the nightclub scenes. (Franco is a huge jazz fan
and a composer himself.)
It is available in an
all-region DVD in Spanish from RLDVDs.com. There are no subtitles, but
to my knowledge, this film has never been available in an English
language DVD, and it's light on dialogue anyway, so it is not
difficult to figure out what is going on.
12 IMDb readers say 5.2.