Directed by: Juan Logar
Actors: Juan Luis Galiardo, Curd Jürgens, Rosalba Neri
Language: Spanish (English subtitles)
Country: Spain | Italy
Also known as: Fieras sin jaula (original title), Two Males for Alexa, Deux mâles pour Alexa, Due maschi per Alexa, Im Rausch der Sinne
Description: An elderly businessman Ronald Marvelling falls in love with a beautiful young woman Alex, which turns to them as he wants, to the point that leads to the house of the handsome macho Pietro, actually mocking his patron. Desperate Ronald carries out revenge, bursting into the bedroom to young people, he pulls out a gun and shoots himself in the head. Simultaneously, Windows and doors of the bedrooms are overlapping steel plates with Alex and Pietro are cut off from the outside world alone with the corpse…
This entire story takes perhaps five minutes of screen time. The remaining half hour heroes are desperately trying to get out of the trap, gradually losing the human face. The authors of the film constantly hints at the fact that everything happening is a kind of mystical power: periodically the light comes on in the bathroom where the dead body; Alex with Pietro chudyatsya steps, strange noises; it seems to them that the body changes its position and even facial expression… But in the end all this only serves to create suspense (I must say, quite clumsy) and to demonstrate the mental degradation of the characters. The main attention Juan Logar is concentrating on retrospective memories of Alexa, through which tries to show that in fact the character of Rosalba Neri reached a spiritual fall does not result in incarceration, but much earlier. Living only for his own pleasure, denying any moral restrictions, etc., etc., Alex was spiritually dead long before that moment when the steel shields cut off from the outside world, as well as a professional gigolo Pietro… Because once in a desperate situation, they behave like spiders in a jar, instantly hating each other.