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Seduction (1929)

Erotikon (original title)
A young woman is seduced and abandoned by a man who was invited to stay at his home by her father in a stormy night. Noticing that she is pregnant, the girl decides to leave home and start a new life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Karel Schleichert ...
Railway Gatekeeper
Ita Rina ...
Andrea
Olaf Fjord ...
George Sydney
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Hilbert
Charlotte Susa ...
Gilda
Luigi Serventi ...
Jean
Ladislav H. Struna ...
Teamster
Milka Balek-Brodská ...
Midwife
Bohumil Kovár ...
Railwayman
Bedrich Saxl ...
Proprietor of the Couture (as Beda Saxl)
Vladimír Slavínský ...
Tailor
Bronislava Livia ...
Customer at Beauty Parlor
Václav Zichovský ...
Proprietor of the Pianos Store
Jirí Hron
Willy Rösner
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A young woman is seduced and abandoned by a man who was invited to stay at his home by her father in a stormy night. Noticing that she is pregnant, the girl decides to leave home and start a new life.

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27 February 1929 (Czechoslovakia)  »

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Conflito dos Sexos  »

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This is the first Czechoslovakian movie with a nude scene. See more »

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Edited into Film Ist. A Girl & a Gun (2009) See more »

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Sophisticated and Beautifully Photographed
15 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just stumbled across Seduction on an obscure Roku channel (Pub-D-Hub) under its title EROTIKON, and was really wowed by the gorgeous cinematography, subtle and complex acting and effective visual storytelling. And that last one is especially important because the inter-titles on this print were in the original Czech, and therefore completely alien to me.

The leads were both richly complex people, evolving over the course of the brisk hour and a half from seemingly shallow types (virgin and callow seducer) into rich, fully rounded characters.

A great exercise in visual storytelling!


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