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An immigrant housemaid seduces a 15-year-old boy and later fakes her own death as part of his chauffeur's blackmail plot. Troubles arise when the two start to fall in love.

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Mallow
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Lester
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Philly
Patrick Piccininni ...
Sherman
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Jack Travis
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Joyce (as Pamela Bryant)
Meridith Baer ...
Miss Phipps
Ron Foster ...
Fillmore
Peter Elbling ...
Waiter
Beans Morocco ...
Green (as Dan Barrows)
Dan Greenburg ...
Hotel Owner
Marian Gibson ...
Florence
Judy Helden ...
Miss Kristel's Double
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Linda M. Bass ...
Woman in movie theater audience (uncredited)
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Lover boy (uncredited)

Directed by

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Alan Myerson

Written by (WGA)

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Dan Greenburg ... (novel "Philly")
 
Dan Greenburg ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Jack Barry ... executive producer
Steven Bassin ... co-executive producer
R. Ben Efraim ... producer
Dan Enright ... executive producer
Irving Oshman ... co-executive producer
Maurie M. Suess ... associate producer (as Maurie Suess)

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Jan de Bont ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Fred A. Chulack ... (as Fred Chulack)

Casting By

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Erica Enright

Art Direction by

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Linda Pearl

Makeup Department

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Yvonne Curry ... makeup artist
Gigi Williams ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Maurie M. Suess ... unit production manager (as Maurie Suess)
Tony Wade ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Beau Marks ... first assistant director
Stephen Sassen ... second assistant director (as Steve Sassen)
Russell Vreeland ... first assistant director
Tony Wade ... second unit director

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Kathleen Hughes ... property master
Kevin Hughes ... assistant property master (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Andy Babbish ... sound
Gordon L. Day ... re-recording mixer
Michael Hilkene ... supervising sound editor
Mel Metcalfe ... re-recording mixer
Russ Tinsley ... sound editor
Stan Wetzel ... re-recording mixer

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Frank Byers ... gaffer
Kenneth J. Jones ... key grip (as Ken Jones)
Michael Paris ... still photographer
Mark Wade ... director of photography: second unit
Arledge Armenaki ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Lynn Kressel ... casting: New York

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Linda M. Bass ... wardrobe (as Linda Bass)

Music Department

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Robert Fawcett ... music editor

Other crew

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Margaret Goldsmith ... production assistant
Judy Helden ... double: Miss Kristel
Robert Jellen ... insurance provider (as Bob Jellen)
Coby Turner ... continuity
James Fargo ... director: additional scenes (uncredited)
Alicia Rivera Frankl ... production executive (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper and sitter to look after him when Phillip's father is out of town for the summer on a "business" trip. But Mr. Filmore's unscrupulous chauffeur, Lester Lewis, takes advantage of Phillip's crush on Nicole to hire her to seduce the youth, then draws her into a plot to fake her own death in a blackmail scheme aimed to drain Phillip's trust fund. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines When EMANUELLE's Sylvia Kristel is your teacher the bedroom is the classroom [DVD Australia] See more »
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Also Known As
  • Leçons très particulières (France)
  • La primera lección (Spain)
  • Kylvetäänkö yhdessä, neiti Mallow? (Finland)
  • Drengestreger efter skoletid (Denmark)
  • Lecciones privadas (Peru)
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  • 87 min
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Budget $2,800,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Jack Barry received a lot of hate mail for this film from people who were disgusted by its content. He never made another film again because of it. See more »
Goofs The movie is meant to take place over the summer, however when we first see Nicole she is picking oranges, which tend to ripen in December and January. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Twisted Sex Vol. 23 (2007). See more »
Soundtracks Hot Legs See more »
Quotes Philly: If you're gonna get a new job, you're gonna have to have a letter of reference, from my father.
Mallow: Well, your father might not think I've been working long enough.
Philly: I didn't mean for him to write it. But, I know what he'd say if he knew you as well as I do: She was passionate about her household duties.
Mallow: And she kept things well in hand!
Philly: She gave everything she had to her employer.
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