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Mata Hari (1985)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller, War  |  September 1985 (USA)
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Based loosely on the real-life story of the World War I spy. The exotic dancer uses her contacts in European high society, along with her seductive charm, to collect military secrets during... See full summary »

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Fraulein Doktor
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Wolff
William Fox ...
Maitre Clumet
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Ybarra
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Jean Prevost (as Tobias Rolt)
Victor Langley ...
Colonel Michaud
Nicholas Selby ...
Von Jagow
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Based loosely on the real-life story of the World War I spy. The exotic dancer uses her contacts in European high society, along with her seductive charm, to collect military secrets during the war. She successfully plays both sides against each other until at last her deceptions catch up with her. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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When she danced, their secrets flowed like wine. See more »

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The name of the French Parisian cabaret music hall that Mata Hari (Sylvia Kristel) performed at dancing in 1915 Paris was the "Folies Bergère" which is a real life dance hall venue in Paris, France and is still in operation today [to date April 2014]. See more »

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A travesty of the real Mata Hari
23 March 1999 | by (Berwyn PA) – See all my reviews

This is a soft-porn version of the life of the real Mata Hari, supposed spy for the Germans, executed by the French in 1917. This movie tries to sanctify MH, but only makes her ridiculous. Her real life and fate was far more interesting than this movie.


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