Rotating pictures creates problem

The issue is the following.
I asked my photo shop to put my négatives on CD's. I have a specific iLibrary, with pictures imported from the CD's with the files coming from my negatives. Most of these files are actually upside down in iPhoto. When I rotate them either individually, with one picture upfront and the others in banner, or simply when they are all on screen (selecting several pictures and rotating all of them at once), two strange things happen: first, scrolling through the pictures after having selected one brings back to the screen with the one selected, and, after having selected a certain number of pictures, iPhoto quits.
I have rebuild the database, with some result. Some because all of the rotated pictures are not put correctly. More: there is regression after several rebuild: pictures that were shown correctly are again upside down after the next rebuild.
I have two questions:
1, Is what seems to be some kind of problem linked to 1Photo 6 with imported CD's solved in the next version (iLife 8)?
2, Is there a way to tackle this in iPhoto 6?

Hi Terence,
As what you proposed didn't work, do you think it's due from the fact that I didn't take the pictures from the disk instead of exporting them from a library? Could that make the difference?
In the meantime, I tried another way: I export the upside-down picture to a separate library, and rotate them. The two bugs are still there: moving back to the last selected picture after scrolling, and quitting iPhoto after rotating a large quantity of picture (above 50 according to my empiric approach). Then I quit iPhoto and rebuild the library (size around 60 pictures). When I open the rebuilt library, some pictures are OK, but not all of them. I rotate the pictures again, to have them correctly presented, quit & rebuild again. And so on. It takes me between 7 and 15 rebuild to have all the pictures OK.
As you can imagine, it takes quite a lot of time... If there is anyone with a better way to address this, I would really appreciate.

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