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12 June 1974 (France) See more »
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The intercut story of two women: a nearly-mute beauty queen who descends into withdrawal and madness... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Dusan Makavejev 
 
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Dusan Makavejev 

Produced by
Richard Hellman .... producer
Vincent Malle .... producer
Helène Vager .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Manos Hatzidakis 
 
Cinematography by
Pierre Lhomme 
 
Film Editing by
Yann Dedet 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Claire Denis .... second assistant director
Arnie Gelbart .... assistant director
Leonhard Gmür .... assistant director
Fernand Moszkowicz .... assistant director
 
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Jean Chiabaut .... camera operator
Yann Le Masson .... camera operator
Pierre Zucca .... still photographer
 
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Mario Nadeau .... production assistant
 

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98 min | USA:95 min (cut version)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Features a performance by Otto Muehl and his commune of Vienna Actionists. Mühl later renounced the film in an interview as being "downright kitsch".See more »
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Miss Monde 1984:[after a less-than-satisfying honeymoon with Mr. Kapital] I expected something else to happen.
PDG:Nonsense, he's the most powerful millionaire in the world!
Lawyer:I think that for your own good, you better forget this marriage.
Miss Monde 1984:Then I think I should get alimony.
Lawyer:I advise you strongly to refrain from thinking anything.
PDG:Yes, thinking can sometimes be a very dangerous exercise.
Lawyer:Very dangerous, indeed.
Miss Monde 1984:This is insane!
PDG:Yes, maybe we should ask for a psychiatric examination.
Lawyer:There are people with similar symptoms, they become confused. They spend the rest of their lives behind the walls... of asylums!
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References Two-Fisted Law (1932)See more »
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Réel de L'ArrivéeSee more »

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15 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
One of a kind, 27 October 1998
Author: Yngvar Myrvold from Tonsberg, Norway

They don't make movies like this anymore. Even Dusan Makavejev himself shied from experimenting further along the route of sexual anarchy, ending up as a pale shadow of his former, rousing self. It brings to memory the golden days of the early 70's, when radical sex and politics thrived in the cinemas along with traditional Hollywood-fare, and movies were still considered dangerous and subversive. The movie itself is funny, tasteless, allegorical and even has glorious in-jokes. Like the river-boat "Potemkin" sailing down the Seine with the enormous head of Lenin in the prow. The gold-painted, urinating penis was, by the way, not cut from the picture when I saw it at the age of 15. I never recovered from the shock.

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