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Les fruits de la passion (1981)

A girl loves an older man. He demands that she goes in a brothel, as evidence that she loves him.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Isabelle Illiers ...
O
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Nathalie
Pîtâ ...
Madame (as Peter)
Keiko Niitaka ...
Aisen
Sayoko Yamaguchi ...
Sakuya
Hitomi Takahashi ...
Byakuran
Miyuki Ono ...
Kasen
Yuka Kamebuchi
Kenichi Nakamura ...
Le jeune homme, Ogaku
Akiro Suetsugu ...
Obana
Renji Ishibashi ...
Kato
Takeshi Wakamatsu ...
Le gardien de la maison
Georges Wilson ...
Le narrateur (voice)
Maria Meriko ...
La mort
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A girl loves a rich and much older man (played by Kinski). She is willing to do everything he wants to show her love, but he is playing a sick game with her. As part of this game he sends her to a Chinese brothel. A poor young boy sees her and falls in love with her. To get the money needed to sleep with her, he joins "the revolution". Additionally the movie shows the fate of some of the other prostitutes. Written by Thomas Schmall

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Os Frutos da Paixão  »

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Rotten Peaches & Other Moldy Fruit
13 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is sometimes called 'The Story of O-Pt.2',which tries to pass itself off as a sequel (of sorts)to the French erotic S&M thriller 'The Story Of O'. Although I've never seen the original version, I did, however get to see this sorry mixed bag of sexual & social politics. I guess the 'O' angle comes from the occasional S&M overtones (which were never as explicit (and unpleasant to watch) as the ones in 'Mistress'. Klaus Kinski is the only recognizable face in this French/Japanese production (but speaks his lines in English--at least in the version I saw). The unnecessary use of surrealism only manages to make this some what boring example in pseudo porn even more pretentious (what are they trying to prove with depicting a piano floating in water?). It's obvious that after the whole "porno chic" trend in cinema petered out (ouch-sorry,bad pun!)about 1975, producers had to scrape the bottom of the barrel trying to please the mavens of adult cinema,not to mention Foreign/Art Cinema,so film goers had to contend with dreck like 'The Last Woman',and others like it.


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