Original 1969 reviews of “Camille 2000”


Best bit: “There’s nothing straight about this updated account of the amorous trials of the lady of the camellias, which undoubtedly would give the lovers of the standard Dumas and Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’ the megrims. But it should be a treat for every red-blooded voyeur and admirers of plastic decor, inflated furniture and the superheated antics of the Rome jet set.” AH Weiler, NY Times

And here’s a piece by the more prudish Mr. Canby, discussing the distasteful trend of (gasp!) filmmakers “exploiting interest in sex and violence,” an movement of which Camille director Radley Metzer was something of an exploiter himself. Click for bigger version.


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