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Director  Seth Holt
Language  English
6.2/10 IMDb

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Country  United Kingdom West Germany
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Writer  Brian Clemens, Bryan Forbes
Release date  9 December 1962
Based on  a play by Jean Martet
Tagline  One Woman Alone With Five Lusty Men.

Station Six-Sahara is a 1962 British-West German international co-production drama film directed by Seth Holt and starring Carroll Baker, Peter van Eyck and Ian Bannen. It is a remake of the 1938 film S.O.S. Sahara, which had been based on a play by Jean Martet.

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Synopsis

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When an attractive young woman arrives at an isolated oil station in the Sahara Desert, she provokes a growing tension in the male employees.

Cast

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  • Carroll Baker as Catherine
  • Peter van Eyck as Kramer
  • Ian Bannen as Fletcher
  • Denholm Elliott as Macey
  • Hansj√∂rg Felmy as Martin
  • Mario Adorf as Santos
  • Biff McGuire as Jimmy
  • Harry Baird as Sailor
  • Production

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    The film was part of an ambitious plan by the German production firm CCC Films to begin making films in London, which ended after only two releases.

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    It was shot mostly in London with some location work in Libya. As a female in Libya, Baker's movements were heavily restricted.

    Reception

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    The film was reasonably successful on its release in both Britain and Germany.

    Critical reception

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    Contemporary reviewers The Times commented that "for once in a British film some real erotic tension is palpable on the screen", while Dilys Powell described the film as "true cinema".

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    The film was greatly admired by Martin Scorsese.

    References

    Station Six-Sahara Wikipedia
    Station Six-Sahara IMDb Station Six-Sahara themoviedb.org


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