The wife of a French diplomat in Bangkok, Emmanuelle embarks on a voyage of sexual discovery.

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Alain Cuny ...
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Marika Green ...
Bee
Daniel Sarky ...
Jeanne Colletin ...
Ariane
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Marie-Ange
Samantha
Gabriel Briand ...
(as Gaby Brian)
Gregory
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Storyline

Emmanuelle is a beautiful young model and lives in Bangkok together with her husband Jean, who's several years older. She likes him because he's taught her much, and he likes her because she's learning so well - and wants to often. Both are very tolerant in matters of extramarital affairs, so he doesn't mind the young Marie-Ange coming over every so often, although she obviously wants more than talk from his wife. But Emmanuelle is more fascinated by the older Bee, and joins her on a trip into the jungle. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Release Date:

3 December 1974 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 2,011,741 (Sweden)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

French director François Truffaut was reportedly consulted over - and approved of - the choice of Sylvia Kristel for the title role. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1 min) When Emmanuelle is on the plane, she closes the blind fully and curls up. A fellow passenger sits down and embraces her. In addition to the high spotlight on her cleavage, there's a bright light coming from the direction of said covered window. See more »

Quotes

Mario: Making love is not important, its the way you make love.
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Connections

Spin-off Emmanuelle 5: A Time to Dream (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Emmanuelle
Sung by Pierre Bachelet
Mixed by Paul Bertault
Post-synchronized by Jean-Claude Duval as J.-C. Duval
Auditorium Antegor - Dames Augustines
Published by De Wolfe [uk]
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THE classic '70's Euro soft-core
28 April 2002 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

A classic in its genre. I remember seeing the "Emmanuelle" films (in the days before video or cable TV) at the infamous midnight movies. I just watched it from the DVD in French w/English subtitles. I recommend this format whenever possible on foreign-language films. You can at least hear the actors own voices and the inflections that are often lost with poor dubbing. The acting seemed pretty decent, much better than this sort of film today. Grade: B


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