Cinema: The New Pictures, may 9, 1960

Five Branded Women (Dino De Laurentiis; Paramount). "I did not loave a German," the proud beauty (Silvana Mangano) sneers at a stern chief (Van Heflin) of the Yugoslav partisans. "I loaved a man!" But the partisans aren't having any of that. They have already mutilated the German sergeant (Steve Forrest) Silvana was committing treason with, and they are obviously determined to cut her up too. A grimy partisan approaches her with scissors drawn. Van twists her arms behind her back. Her bosom heaves. A horrible thought flashes across the spectator's mind. Then they...

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