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Harem (1985)

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A young American woman is kidnapped by an Arabian sheik and held captive in his harem. At first she frantically tries to escape, but as they slowly get to know and appreciate each other the... See full summary »

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Diane
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Selim
Dennis Goldson ...
Massoud
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Monsieur Raoul
Zohra Segal ...
Affaf
Juliette Simpson ...
Zelide
Rosanne Katon ...
Judy
Norman Chancer ...
L'ingénieur américain
Maurice Lamy ...
Mehmet
Henri Sarde ...
Le réceptionniste
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Le frère
Teco Celio ...
L'ouvrier italien
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Mrs. Green
Kamel Cherif ...
Rachid
Jack Davidson ...
Boat man
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A young American woman is kidnapped by an Arabian sheik and held captive in his harem. At first she frantically tries to escape, but as they slowly get to know and appreciate each other the difference between captor and captive dissolves. Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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20 November 1985 (France)  »

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The film is a gem.
14 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is very beautiful, and Sir Ben Kingsly acts outstandingly. The film is huge in France, and with good reason. It is an intriguing, unique, and magical film. The film is on French TV I hear like every other week, still to this day! PS Don't be thrown off by the title, the film is, in fact, a sincere love story. I think it deserves a re-release in theaters in America. The only critique I have is the orchestrated music, which is a bit melodramatic. But other than that, the cinematography is beautiful, the acting is subtle and brilliant, and the direction is excellent. I suggest to rent it! Voila! I think that it is a breath-taking film.


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