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Maîtresse (1975)

X  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  28 April 1975 (France)
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A common thief (Depardieu) breaks into the house of a professional dominatrix (Ogier), and begins to help her "train" her clients. Though this world is alien to his experience, he finds ... See full summary »

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Olivier
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Ariane
André Rouyer ...
Mario
Nathalie Keryan ...
Lucienne
Roland Bertin ...
Man in Cage
Tony Taffin ...
Emile
Holger Löwenadler ...
Gautier
Anny Bartanovski ...
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Serge Berry ...
Valet
Richard Caron ...
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Pierre Devos ...
Bistro Patron
Jeanne Herviale ...
Concierge
Michel Pilorgé ...
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Cécile Pochet ...
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A common thief (Depardieu) breaks into the house of a professional dominatrix (Ogier), and begins to help her "train" her clients. Though this world is alien to his experience, he finds himself falling in love with her. Eventually he discovers that she does this in order to support her son, and he attempts to help her out of this life, which she is not sure she really wants to leave. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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She will open your eyes.

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Drama | Romance

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It is claimed that Parisian masochists didn't merely volunteer for treatment in the Dungeon scenes, but actually paid for the privilege. See more »

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Enjoyable feast of a film!
11 April 2000 | by (Durham,England) – See all my reviews

Before I saw this film I was warned that the film contains quite a few explicit sexual ideas and images but I have to say that I found the film to be a beautiful romantic .It isn't a conventional romance ,rather extreme if I dare to say,but nevertheless you can easily identify yourself with some of the scenes.Me personally would categorise this film as an Atmospheric Romantic.quite self-explanatory!


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