Orson Welles, as judge Rauch, holds a lengthy trial against Jess Tyler, a caretaker deserted by his wife ten years before, who's accused of improper relations with his daughter Kady. ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jess Tyler
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Kady Tyler
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Judge Rauch
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Belle Morgan
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Wash Gillespie
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Moke Blue
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Rev. Rivers
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Mrs. Helen Gillespie
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Mr. Gillespie
Paul Hampton ...
Norton
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Ed Lamey (as Buck Flower)
Ann Dane ...
Janey Tyler
Greg Gault ...
Bridger
John O'Conner White ...
Billy Roy
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Allen
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Orson Welles, as judge Rauch, holds a lengthy trial against Jess Tyler, a caretaker deserted by his wife ten years before, who's accused of improper relations with his daughter Kady. Complications follows when Wash, father of Kady's baby, comes back to take her away. Written by Adalberto Fornario

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A Controversial Thriller of Murder and Revenge. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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R | See all certifications »

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5 February 1982 (USA)  »

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Trivia

This movie was not actually Pia Zadora's first film as she had appeared as a child in Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964) eighteen years earlier. Zadora's billing on this picture erroneously states "Presenting Pia Zadora as Kady". See more »

Quotes

Kady Tyler: That feels so good, Jess. Good, good hands... What's wrong?
Jess Tyler: It ain't right.
Kady Tyler: Feels good to me. Does it to you?
Jess Tyler: It just ain't right.
Kady Tyler: It's right if it's good.
Jess Tyler: You're my daughter, Kady.
Kady Tyler: I'm a woman, too.
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Connections

Referenced in Butterfly: The Steamy Saga of a Cult Classic (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Wrong For Me To Love You
Music by Ennio Morricone
Lyrics by Carol Connors
Performed by Pia Zadora
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Pia Zadora at her most sensual!
25 December 1998 | by (Port St. Lucie, FL) – See all my reviews

This is sort of a classic in the sultry, steamy sensuality arena, as it was defined early in the 1980s. Pia, like Laura Dern and others did later, appears in alluringly sheer hot weather clothes that will keep most red-blooded males captivated! These are all the more captivating when set in the early part of this century.


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