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Corruption (1983)

X | | Adult, Crime | 1983 (USA)
This is a story about a businessman that "sells his soul" for power. However, he is betrayed by courier/associate and finds himself answering to his formal employee. The businessman must ... See full summary »

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Williams
Michael Gaunt ...
Franklin
Tiffany Clark ...
Doreen
Milton Ingley ...
Frederick (as Michael Morrison)
George Payne ...
Alan
Samantha Fox ...
Woman at Desk
Tanya Lawson ...
Girl in Blue
Marilyn Gee ...
Girl in Red (as Mary Constantine)
Tish Ambrose ...
Girl in Black
Kelly Nichols ...
Felicia
Nicole Bernard ...
Dancer
Bobby Astyr ...
Larry
Alexis X ...
Lesbian #1
Sabrina Vale ...
Lesbian #2
Melissa Strong ...
S&M Girl
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This is a story about a businessman that "sells his soul" for power. However, he is betrayed by courier/associate and finds himself answering to his formal employee. The businessman must then call upon his sleazy half-brother to help him set things right... or so he thinks... Written by Don

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One man's fantasy is another man's reality!

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Adult | Crime

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Weird Mix of Art, Horror and Porn
31 January 2016 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Corruption (1983)

*** (out of 4)

Businessman Williams (Jamie Gillis) sells his soul for more power and soon he's going to realize exactly what that will cost him.

Director Roger Watkins will always be best known for his infamous THE LAST HOUSE ON DEAD END STREET but I personally found that to be a rather bad movie that has built up a reputation due to hype more than anything else. I had heard a lot of great things about CORRUPTION and I'm glad to say that this film actually did live up to the hype and it turned out to be a rather crazy and creative porn film.

There's no question that this was aimed at the porn market with the non-stop sex scenes but at the same time it's clear that Watkins wanted to deliver something more. The film contains a little plot but more times than not you're asking yourself what's really going on. Nothing is ever as clear as you think it's going to be and more and more weirdness just adds up to the rather crazy conclusion.

What really separates this film is how well-made it was. Watkins handles all the material quite well and the sex scenes are rather unique in their own way. They're filmed so emotionless and the actors show no emotion that this here just adds another level of weirdness to the film. The film was obviously shot on a low-budget but the set design was quite good and the use of color was wonderfully done and really adds a great atmosphere.

The performances are what you'd expect from a film like this but Gillis at least does a good enough of a job to where you can say he gave a real performance and helped carry the film. CORRUPTION is a dark and twisted little film but it certainly deserves to be better known to fans of the director and the genre.


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