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Night Games (1980)

R | | Drama | 11 April 1980 (USA)
A Californian housewife is terrified of having sex because of a past assault. When this phobia threatens to destroy her marriage, she takes refuge in a series of erotic fantasies about a masked man. But is it really all just a fantasy?

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Valerie St. John
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Julie Miller
Paul Jenkins ...
Sean Daniels
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Timothy
Mark Hanks ...
The Phantom
Juliet Fabriga ...
Alicia
Clem Persons ...
Jun
Carla Reynolds ...
Valerie at 13
Rene Knecht ...
Blake
Pamela Mellish ...
Sandra
Walt Faggerstrom ...
Rapist
George Weber ...
Policeman #1
Bob Mallett ...
Policeman #2
Clarke Reynolds ...
Medavoy
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A Californian housewife is terrified of having sex because of a past assault. When this phobia threatens to destroy her marriage, she takes refuge in a series of erotic fantasies about a masked man. But is it really all just a fantasy?

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Boring, but a great soundtrack
26 February 2011 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie ages ago, in "the golden age" of the VHS. Expecting something erotic and arousing, all I got was a lot of images of a woman running around in different states of nudity and semi-nudity. To sum it up, I was so booooored! BUT...the soundtrack by John Barry was excellent with a really nice waltz as the linking theme. Checking the soundtrack today, the titles of the different track listings are quite silly, but imaginative. We get "The phantom of the orgasm" for instance and "The dominatrix's waltz" :D. But if you manage to find the soundtrack, buy it! It's a hidden gem! And it's also the only reason I give this movie four stars. The score is worth 10, the movie itself 2.


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