Sunday, March 27, 2011

SS Nazi Convoy (1978)

Directors: Pierre Chevalier & Jesus Franco

Starring: Brigitte Parmentier, Jean-Marie Lemaire, Henri Lambert, Monica Swinn

More info: IMDb

Plot: Young German officer Erich von Strasser leaves his Jewish fiance and heads off to war. He receives the Iron Cross and becomes a national war hero. While visiting a whorehouse he bumps into his fiance and hears the tragic story on how she got there. After a night of passion Erich goes to his superiors asking she be freed. Unfortunately, she is shipped off to another location and Erich sets off in pursuit.

My rating: 3/10

Will I watch it again? Uh-uh.

Damn, this was boring and unnecessary. There's enough stock footage to make a separate movie. Seriously. What's even more pathetic is that some of that footage comes from other Nazisploitation flicks! The story is simple enough that it'd be hard to screw up but it's all in the execution. It's a juvenile effort in film making and has a bare minimum for what any fan of the genre would expect. There's very little nudity, torture, etc - you know...exploitation.

It's dull from start to finish and ranks toward the bottom of the genre...and that's saying a lot.

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