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Exposed (1983)

 -  Drama | Music  -  22 April 1983 (USA)
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Wisconsin farm girl Elizabeth Carlson leaves family and her English teacher lover behind and escapes to New York. There she soon makes a career for herself as a fashion model. During a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elizabeth Carlson
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Daniel Jelline
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Rivas
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Margaret
Ron Randell ...
Curt
Pierre Clémenti ...
Vic
Dov Gottesfeld ...
Marcel
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Nick
Marion Varella ...
Bridget Gormann
Murray Moston ...
Hotel Manager
Stephanie Farrow ...
Waitress
Carmen ...
Lois Straub
Daisy Carrington ...
Daisy Carlson
Carl Lee ...
Duke
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Wisconsin farm girl Elizabeth Carlson leaves family and her English teacher lover behind and escapes to New York. There she soon makes a career for herself as a fashion model. During a vernissage she's approached by a mysterious man whose motives are unclear... Written by Michel Hafner <mhafner@imdb.com>

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Final film of Carl Lee. See more »

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Elizabeth's purse changes positions when she's asking informations on the mosque. When she's outside the purse is on her left side, but when she's inside the purse goes to the right and later returns to the left again when she's about to leave the place. See more »

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Rivas: [whispering] If she tries to move, stop her.
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The Locomotion
Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Performed by Little Eva
Courtesy of Emus Records
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an interesting failure
4 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

I hadn't seen this film since its original release back in 1983. The only things I remembered about it were that (1) Nastassja Kinski was very beautiful and (2) the plot was an incoherent mess. Well, 20 years later nothing has changed. In addition to her beauty, Kinski offers an interesting performance, doing what she can with the ludicrous dialogue and plot machinations. Kinski seemed to have what it takes to become a top star but somehow this never fully came to pass, at least not in the USA. Maybe her appeal was too exotic for American audiences, or maybe she simply made too many questionable choices for projects to become involved in. In the case of "Exposed," she was given little help from James Toback's direction (he also appears early on as her college professor/lover and proves himself to be a most inept actor) or the truly awful performance of the late Rudolf Nureyev. Also, in this post-9/11 world, the whole terrorism plot made me most uncomfortable.


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