Cinema: Creep Show

Women of the World is another collage from Italian Director Gualtiero Jacopetti (Mondo Cane), who pieces together snippets of film with an eye to the ironies of adjacency. On some cutting-room floor he found a covey of beauties, crones, trulls, trollops, moms, boss ladies, drabs, drudges, and just plain broads, and he has put side by side on the screen the anatomical, clinical and professional details of their lives. Women's charms include: a Japanese operation in which breasts are pumped up with liquid paraffin; a trip through a Los Angeles falsie factory; a window-shopping tour of Hamburg's bawdy-house district, where the...

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