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American Taboo (1984)

 -  Drama  -  February 1984 (USA)
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Paul, a shy photographer of 30 years, avoids relationships in favor of the safety landscape photography. He is drawn into intimacy by a teenage youth who moves in next door and insinuates ... See full summary »

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Paul Wunderlich
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Lisa
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Michael
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Dorothy Anton ...
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Ann Celsi ...
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Jerilyn Tabor ...
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Walter Shane ...
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Debra Gann ...
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Paul, a shy photographer of 30 years, avoids relationships in favor of the safety landscape photography. He is drawn into intimacy by a teenage youth who moves in next door and insinuates herself into his life. Written by <ttchinen@ucdavis.edu>

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Well worth tracking down
22 September 2000 | by (Piscataway, NJ) – See all my reviews

From the title and plot, one would expect an exploitative, soft core flick. One would be wrong. This is in fact a very sensitively made film about the developing relationship between a shy and emotionally-guarded photographer and a very attractive, though certainly not dizzy, teenage girl. The performances by the two leads are quite good, as is the scripting and direction. While apparently little known and not seen on TV, it's worth the effort to locate.

CONTENT NOTE: The film is rated R for nudity and sexual situations.


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