Los Angeles Times - 06/26/1987
"...It's terrific to see Wertmuller back in control....Wertmuller sees the humor as well as the grandeur in uninhibited passion....SUMMER NIGHT is shot in ravishing color and accompanied by the most seductive of scores..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Mariangela Melato stars as Signora Bolk, a self-made tycoon interested in ecological preservation. She is fed up with the terrorists who poach Italy's rich beauty and as part of a crazy scheme to retaliate she hires a former CIA agent, Turi, to abduct the number one violator, Giuseppe "Beppe" Catania. Catania is taken to her villa on a private island where he insists that as a man, he cannot go without sex. She relents and hires two prostitutes to pleasure him. Blindfolded and chained, Beppe realizes that the third woman is none other than the woman who kidnapped him and agrees to pay the $100 million ransom but only with a twist.
A self-made tycoon interested in ecological preservation is fed up with the terrorists who poach Italy's rich beauty. As part of a crazy scheme to retaliate, she hires a former CIA agent to abduct the number one violator and demands $100 million for his return she ends up with more comedy than caper.
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