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Devil in the Flesh (1986)
"Diavolo in corpo" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  22 May 1987 (USA)
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An Italian high school student becomes infatuated with a woman he sees outside his class window. Her fiancée is in jail for being involved in a radical movement, and she spends much time in... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maruschka Detmers ...
Giulia
Federico Pitzalis ...
Andrea
Anita Laurenzi ...
Mrs. Pulcini
Alberto Di Stasio ...
Professor Raimondi
Riccardo De Torrebruna ...
Giacomo Pulcini
Catherine Diamant ...
Mrs. Raimondi
Anna Orso ...
Mrs. Dozza
Lidia Broccolino ...
Terrorist
Stefano Abbati ...
Terrorist
Claudio Botosso ...
Don Pisacane
Germano Basile
Brunella Casolari
Luciano D'Amico
Lorenzo D'Avanzo
Raffaele De Nuccio
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An Italian high school student becomes infatuated with a woman he sees outside his class window. Her fiancée is in jail for being involved in a radical movement, and she spends much time in court providing moral support. At first she resists the student's advances, but eventually begins an affair with him. Their situation is condemned by her family and his father, who is the woman's psychologist. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Devil in the Flesh  »

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Controversial as the first major film in recent memory to feature a well-known, mainstream actress performing an unsimulated sex act on screen. Maruschka Detmers later expressed some regret at the scene because she said it overshadowed her other accomplishments. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Giulia: You're disgusting.
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Version of Devil in the Flesh (1947) See more »

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Body On Fire
Written by Dombey and Carlo Crivelli (as Crivelli)
Sung by Carlo Crivelli
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The years of lead
29 January 2008 | by (Austin) – See all my reviews

The movie was promoted as a really sensual love story. There is more about it. If you know the history of Italy in the 80's, Red Brigades, left wing revolutionaries students or are interested to learn more, it's a good start. A big part of contemporary western Europe history. Italy and France really entered the capitalistic word in the 80's, and of course there was a left wing reaction of people for who America and the European Union capitalistic project was not the role model to follow. Every weeks, there were political murder, terrorist attacks and kidnappings. If you had some hot sex scenes and beautiful Marushka Detmers, you have a pretty good and interesting movie.

Enjoy!


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