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Ecstasy (1933)
"Ekstase" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  April 1936 (USA)
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Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Eva Hermann (as Hedy Kiesler)
Aribert Mog ...
Adam
Zvonimir Rogoz ...
Emile
Leopold Kramer ...
Eva's Father
Emil Jerman ...
Eva's husband (voice)
Jirina Steimarová ...
Typist
Bedrich Vrbský ...
Eva's father (voice)
Jirina Stepnicková ...
Eva (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antonín Kubový ...
Ein Landstreicher
Karel Macha-Kuca ...
Der Rechtsanwalt
Pierre Nay ...
Le jeune homme
André Nox ...
Le père
Eduard Slégl ...
Ein Landstreicher
Jan Sviták ...
Der Tänzer auf der Barandov-Terrasse
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Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, returning to her father's house. One day while bathing in the lake she meets a young man and they fall in love. The husband has become grief stricken at the loss of his young bride, and fate brings him together with the young lover that has taken Eva from him. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Was the first (non pornographic) film to depict a woman's orgasm. See more »

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Lyrical Masterpiece! Films Transcends Language
18 December 2002 | by (Lone Pine, CA) – See all my reviews

This film could have been a silent movie; it certainly has the feel of one. I was extremely, extremely lucky to see this very rare version of this film. Extase, is a 'symphony of love', and transcends all language versions. French, which is the ultimate romantic language, seems quite suitable for this very sensual and lyrical version.A young Hedy Lamarr lights up the screen, in this film which, in a way is almost like a sex fantasy; but definitely far from being pornographic.Tech qualities may have been a little crude; but that does not detract from the magical spell this film exudes.Many lovers of early cinema, would absolutely adore this film.


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