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Sextette (1978)

On the day of her wedding to her sixth husband, a glamorous silver screen sex symbol is asked to intervene in a political dispute between nations, which leads to chaos.

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Cast

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Marlo Manners
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Sir Michael Barrington
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Dan Turner
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Alexei Karansky
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Laslo Karolny
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Vance Norton
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Waiter
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Waiter in Alexei's Suite
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Van McCoy ...
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The Chairman
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Gil Stratton
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Storyline

Marlo Manners is enjoying her honeymoon with Sir Michael Barrington, husband number 6. As luck would have it, an international conference is taking place in the same hotel and the Russian delegate (one of Marlo's former husbands) is threatening to derail the negotiations unless he can have one more fling with his ex. Adding to the complications is a tape Marlo has made detailing all of her affairs and scandals, which her manager is desperately trying (and failing) to destroy. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The golden age of musical comedy is back... in this all new, all fabulous tribute to Hollywood's greatest era! See more »


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3 March 1978 (USA)  »

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América Louca  »

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Trivia

Mae West lip-synced to her 1972 recording of "Happy Birthday Twenty One", which was issued on her album Great Balls of Fire. This is the only song which appears in the film that has been officially released. See more »

Goofs

Michael is holding a glass in his left hand and grabs the champagne bottle from Dan with his right hand. When the camera cuts to another angle, the bottle and glass are in the opposite hands. See more »

Quotes

Marlo Manners: I'm the girl that works at Paramount all day, and Fox all night.
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Marlo's Theme
Written and Performed by Van McCoy
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prequel to SEVEN?
20 April 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

How demented is this film! What a crown pleaser! I showed this in the 80s at my cinema ...and to teenagers too! Often they came stumbling into the lobby gasping and choking in disbelief, some came to the ticket box and nervously asked if we knew what was unfolding on the screen. Very proudly I always told them I selected this film myself and made them watch it before the co feature (usually a Monty Python film)......hilarious! The kids were genuinely shocked..to them here was some mummified wedding cake granny sashaying about leering at men of all ages and fondling teen gym boys and various croaky old leading men...and Ringo Starr too......it absolutely rewired their funny little heads. Girls just screamed and screamed and screamed. They couldn't stop. Kids rioted in the stalls. I have never seen an audience behave like it. The noise could be heard blocks away. You should find a copy and show it to everyone you know. Mae West paid for this film herself as her swansong and it's a beauty! What a life! Bonkers maximus.


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