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The Beloved (1971)

R  |   |  Drama  |  May 1978 (USA)
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Yanni returns to his homeland, on a Greek island, after several years in London. Soon he is searching for his teenager passion, Elena. She is a married woman now, and adultery leads to ... See full summary »

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Elena
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Orestes
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Father Nicholas
Flora Robson ...
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Yanni
Dimitris Hadjivangelou
Maro Kafkaridou
Constantine Lyras
Andreas Nicolis
Elli Panayotou ...
Elias Aletras
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Papis Filipides
Elena Tournazi
Ismene Zachariadou
Lenia Sorocou
Natalia Stefanou ...
Maro Kafkaridou
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Yanni returns to his homeland, on a Greek island, after several years in London. Soon he is searching for his teenager passion, Elena. She is a married woman now, and adultery leads to violence and crime. Written by Artemis-9

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A man. A woman. Their love forbidden. Their passion uncontrollable.

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Not Raquel Welch's finest hour...
7 June 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Raquel Welch gets stuck with a role here which provides no range, no emotion, no expression, and very little dialogue. The picture, drably set in a peasant village on a Greek island, has an unhappily married woman and her husband, a whiny field worker, torn apart when the husband's estranged best friend returns home and sexually satisfies the wife. There is one dance scene where Raquel flashes her panties (and I loved all that chestnut hair falling across her shoulders), but this low-budget drama has nothing else interesting to draw upon (even the locals are made to seem dull). MGM financed this fiasco, but after taking one look at it, they nixed plans for an American release (it did play in the U.K. and several other countries as "Sin"). A low-end film distribution company released it briefly to theaters in 1979 as "Restless", and that title stuck when Vidmark put it out on video in 1987. "Lifeless" might have been more apropos. NO STARS from ****


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