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Anne de Montreuil
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Mme de Montreuil
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Renée de Montreuil
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La Beauvoisin
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Laura, Marquis' Mistress
Uta Levka ...
Rose Keller
Barbara Stanek ...
Colette
Susanne von Almassy ...
Marquis' Mother
Friedrich Schoenfelder ...
Marquis' Father
Herbert Weissbach ...
M. de Montreuil
Heinz Spitzner ...
Inspector Marais
Tilly Lauenstein ...
Madame Grandcon
Ortrud Gross
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Hounded by the police on charges of inflammatory writing, the once handsome Marquis De Sade seeks refuge in an abandoned family mansion. This colorful movie depicts DeSade's life from childhood to manhood. A life infamous for erotic behavior, going from woman to woman, seeking a love that eludes him. Written by Anonymous

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27 August 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Liebesabenteuer des Marquis S  »

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$1,250,000 (USA)
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Roger Corman unofficially replaced Cy Endfield as director. See more »

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Edited into Twisted Sex Vol. 17 (1998) See more »

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Pretty tame by todays standards
25 July 2000 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Looking at it today, this film is a pretty tame story of the infamous DeSade, but at least it is the most highest budget version of th story, with a much better cast for this sort of material. What was once deemed X is pretty tame R by todays standards. Keir Dullea makes a very convincing DeSade without overacting, and John Huston brings integrity to the film with his powering presence. And the soundtrack is very good, the only thing odd is the beginning credit animation sequence, which looks like it came out of a psychedelic film, as you see a shadow painting of a bird man juggling a ball, then turning into a guy and a chick and a horse!!! Looks like it belongs in an animation short or something. Still check it out if you want to see a "Hollywood" version of the infamous character, told way too many times in cheapo Euro versions!


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