SASHA MONTENEGRO: SEX GODDESS OF MEXICAN CINEMA PASSES.

by Alfredo Galindo

On Valentine’s Day Mexican cinema turned black with the death at 78, of the Sex Goddess of the box office hits in erotic comedy genre from the 70s and 80s, Sasha Montenegro. Born in Italy Aleksandra Acimovic Popovich debuted as Sasha Montenegro on her film debut alongside pop idol Jose Jose in the film “Un sueño de amor” (1972). I

In 1975, after working with producer Guillermo Calderon in a couple of luchador movies with “El Santo”, Calderon asked Sasha to appear 30 seconds nude on the cult classic “Bellas de noche” and the rest is history.

Sasha’s erotic version of Snow White but instead of dwarfs they were lovers.

“Muñecas de Medianoche” (Rafael Portillo, 1979) fue una versión libre del clásico hollywoodiense “Una Eva y dos adanes” donde Jorge Rivero fue el equivalente al personaje de Tony Curtís y Sasha Montenegro a “Sugar” que interpretó Marilyn Monroe.

Alfredo Galindo is un Productor, Director y Guinista de cine. Columnista del periódico Vanguardia desde 1995, escribe sobre música, cine y televisión. Combina la pasión de escribir con la creación cinematográfica.

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