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Emmanuelle (1974)

Unrated | | Drama | 3 December 1974 (USA)
The wife of a French diplomat in Bangkok, Emmanuelle embarks on a voyage of sexual discovery.

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Alain Cuny ...
Mario
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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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Let's you feel good without feeling bad. See more »

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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3 December 1974 (USA)  »

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Emmanuelle  »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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| (R-rated) | (cut) | (dvd release)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Star Sylvia Kristel was apparently fairly unhappy that she was not approached regarding the English-language dub of the film, as she herself spoke fluent English and felt she was capable of doing the job herself. 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

Emmanuelle: Here, idleness is an art form.
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Connections

Spin-off Emmanuelle, Queen of the Galaxy (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Emmanuelle Steps Out
Written and Performed by Pierre Bachelet and Hervé Roy
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User Reviews

 
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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