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Exposed (1983)

R  |   |  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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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 ...
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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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Movie posters for this picture were designed in the form of a strip of celluloid, most of it white, evoking the film being "exposed", with the part of it not, featuring actress Nastassja Kinski, the two sections separated by a tearaway burn mark. See more »

Goofs

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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Leo Boscovitch: [first spoken lines in English] The Western world is breaking down. Socially, politically, economically, morally, aesthetically and psychologically. Really, if you look into your own lives there are only two routes of escape from this dark claustrophobic trap: art and romantic love. In the novel you are supposed to read by monday "The Sorrows of Young Werther" Goethe through his art reveals not only the ecstasy of romantic love but also the doomed consequences that necessarily follow. Driven by ...
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Felicita
Performed by Al Bano and Romina Power
Courtesy of Baby Records
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My brief review of the film
5 November 2005 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

Nastassja Kinski gives off an incredibly natural performance in this otherwise quite forgetful film. The plot is strange, convoluted and executed in a roundabout fashion, with many events that just seem randomly shoved together. It is really a mess on the writing front, with little, if any, structure to the screenplay. It is also filled with dislikeable small supporting characters that add nothing to the tale, and towards the end it becomes awfully weak. Even so, there is something really great about Kinski's acting. It never feels forced or unnatural. It is just about worth watching the film just for her, even though it is not terribly well made, nor particularly amusing.


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