Based upon a best-selling book by German psychologist Günther Hunold, the films were presented as cautionary tales filmed in a quasi-documentary style in hopes of giving them a veneer of social responsibility. Another edgy story depicts a sexually curious teen virgin who harbors incestuous fantasies about her older brother. The series purported to inform the public i. Lobby cards and stills are scattered liberally throughout so that booklet begins to resemble a photo essay on nudism the booklet front and the tray card feature nude stills as well; no disguises evident here. We get another large group of stories ranging from a high school girl seducing her teacher to a sexual offender passing himself off as a school doctor in order to see girls naked.
After spying on him making love to an older woman at a party, she begs him to deflower her, with predictable results. The 13 films made over a 10-year period were seen by millions worldwide, including here in the God-fearing yet pre-Moral Majority U. The movies were called hypocritical, perverse, polemic and pseudo-authentic fantasies. The album producers have also provided multiple liner notes in English, German, and very small type that explain the background of the films, provide biographical information about , and have a little fun with the audience. That alone makes these films worth revisiting. And so, Germany produced Schulmäedchen Report Schoolgirl Report , its many sequels, and its ilk.
Going by the evidence at hand, the liner notes might well be right. Interesting things were happening in terms of social structures. But it would also be foolish to close your eyes to the facts. Their reputation, as with many sex-related films in cinema history, precedes their content.
They all like easy money and don't stop after the repair of the car. Especially in Germany, things were still going extremely well, with tons of economic growth, an ever expanding rich middle class, good way of life and the movie business prospering. So he suggests the girls to pimp them. Also on hand is a black woman in a racist school who gets raped by some girls who want to see why men would want her. Of course, we will not claim that all schoolgirls behave the way they are portrayed in our films.
We also have a nice comical story where girls start a hooker ring just to raise some money for their friend. The public service aspect took the form of on-camera interviews with teenage girls answering blunt questions about their sex lives. A low number of participants in the series had success afterwards. For more info go to.
For others just looking for cheap fun then this fourth film once again delivers the goods. The sequels were less successful but considering their low production value, made considerable money until the very last episode, which still drew more than a million people. In addition to that, the ban on pornography in Germany lasted until 1975. The result of his study was not only attacked due to its content as such but his methods and intentions were also put into question. The boffing and boinking was by turns erotic, humorous, disturbing and poignant.
The music, however, remains interesting long after the images have become boring. Later, the Deutschland dollies arrange for her sexual violation by their equally racist boyfriends. Some of these names include Ingrid Steeger, Friedrich von Thun, Lisa Fitz today she's a stand up comedian or something , Heiner Lauterbach today he's one of Germany's most respected actors , Peter Steiner ditched his soft-porn career ages ago and turned to folk theater, every Bavarian age 40 and over knows his shows, not sure how many realize that he was banging Heidis and Gretchens before and others. The action depicted on screen had a pseudo-scientific feel to it even though it was actually laid on very thick and exploitative. While the films were undeniably erotic, they were written and directed with a light touch and imbued with an earthy, farcical humor think Benny Hill at his sleaziest.
It may well be that America retreated to cheap horror movies in self-defense and a case could be made that the English also beat a retreat, assuming a hardcore literary stance. In a much harder-hitting tale, an African girl adopted by a German couple is the target of crude racial insults from her Aryan schoolmates—in the locker room shower, naturally. In 1970, director and producer Wolfgang Hartwig picked up the book for a meagre 30. The controversy surrounding these movies are mostly due to its concept. If they didn't have a soundtrack by , then they weren't worth bothering with -- well, at least according to the liner notes here.