Ilsa, the Tigress of Siberia (1977)
With a premise that has a credibility gap as wide as the Grand Canyon, this low-budget, undistinguished erotic feature film brings back Ilsa the dominatrix (Dyanne Thorne) in her last incarnation as the "Colonel," a woman who cruelly watches over a Siberian gulag, feeding dissidents to her pet tiger and engaging in winter sports ranging from swimming in icy waters to arm wrestling over a live chainsaw, to torture, to sex games. One prisoner refuses her sexual overtures and is barely saved from torture and certain death by Stalin's demise and a change in the political climate that forces Ilsa out of the camp. Before she goes, however, she manages to kill off most of the prisoners. Twenty-five years later, the one prisoner who refused her overtures is part of the security for a Soviet hockey team visiting Montreal when he encounters Ilsa, who is now the head of a prostitution ring and showing no signs of the passing quarter-century. A confrontation is certainly in store, but no more sequels were to be made. Ilsa may have gotten old at last. … More
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After the diabolically bad "Wicked Warden", this makes a welcome return to the light-hearted, imaginative sadism of the first two films, but without the production values. They're all terrible but, having seen each of them now, I'd rank them, best to worst: "Harem Keeper", "She-Wolf", "Tigress" and "Wicked Warden".More
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