Tanya (1972)

Genres - Adult, Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sexploitation  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This adults-only feature from exploitation producer Harry Novak parodies the contemporary story of the Patty Hearst abduction, using the events as a springboard for softcore sex and sophomoric humor. Newspaper heiress Charlotte Kane (Trish Avis), the daughter of millionaire industrialist Charles F. Kane Jr., is kidnapped by members of a radical political group, the Symphonic Liberation Army. Her captors hold her in the abandoned church that serves as their hideout, and they inform her that she is a prisoner of war in their battle against the "insects" and "pigs" that rule society. The naïve Charlotte quickly charms the revolutionaries, who include her in training exercises and try to open her mind to their political struggle. What really sways Charlotte to their side, however, is the sexual freedom they enjoy, and after a number of encounters, she changes her name to "Tanya" and embraces the revolution wholeheartedly. She becomes so strident in tone and insatiable in libido, in fact, that the SLA members actually decide to set her free just to get a break from her constant sermonizing and sexual demands.

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escape, friendship, kidnapping, sex