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Aphrodite (1982)

R | | Drama | 7 July 1982 (France)
Harry is a young millionaire on holiday; he takes his yacht to a Greek island, and stays in the mansion of his friend, Count Orloff. The Count organizes a feast there, for three days and ... See full summary »

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Harry Laird
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Carmelo Petix
Nicole Norden
Vanessa Weill
Lydia Dalbret
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Harry is a young millionaire on holiday; he takes his yacht to a Greek island, and stays in the mansion of his friend, Count Orloff. The Count organizes a feast there, for three days and three nights, which is the reenactment of the love cult of the Goddess Aphrodite. Harry will meet Pauline there, a young woman who becomes his goddess... (Loosely based on Pierre Louïs's novel, "Aphrodite".) Written by Artemis-9

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A nice piece of French soft-core
8 January 1999 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

This movie is French but the dialog is mostly English. The story takes place on a Greek island in 1914. The costumes are very nice and evocative of the period with lots of hats, frills, and ruffles. The sets are great, too (a palatial island villa with lots of gardens and statuary). The cast is very pretty, and the story is fairly interesting too. It ends rather abruptly and there is no sense of completion, but that's a small complaint. It is shot in a pretty, soft-focus way, with a very nice classical music soundtrack. Well above average for this kind of thing.


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