To celebrate the weird and wonderful Eurovision Song Contest, we present weird and wonderful film facts about this year's finalist countries.
13 Apr 2013 - 5:56 PM  UPDATED 13 Apr 2013 - 5:56 PM

Ever wonder why they never made a female version of Michael Caine's cocky shagger, Alfie? No, me neither, but it seems they did. Joanna (pictured), a garish but good-natured 1968 film, follows our titular free-spirit, played by an adorable Genevieve Waite, as she slaps and tickles London society before carousing across Morocco with her stately chap, Lord Sanderson (Donald Sutherland). Soon, love gets in the way of all her fun when she falls for the statuesque visitor from Sierra Leone, Gordon (Calvin Lockhart). An ode to mod abandon, Joanna was directed trendsetter Michael Sarne, a pop singer/fashion photographer who could swing with the best of them. When Joanna scored a Palme d'Or nomination at Cannes, he had his pick of follow-up projects…and chose to direct the ill-fated, X-rated, transgender comedy Myra Breckinridge.