Emmanuelle 5 (1987)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  7 January 1987 (France)
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[American version.] Emmanuelle has a streak of bad luck that starts when she is stripped by a mob of adoring fans at the Cannes Film Festival. Her rotten luck continues when the dictator of... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Monique Gabrielle ...
Crofton Hardester ...
Dana Burns Westburg ...
Charles Foster
Bryan Shane
Yaseen Khan ...
Julie Miklas ...
Pamm Vlastas ...
Max Strom ...
Talking Soldier
Heidi Paine ...
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Girl No. 2
Michele Burger ...
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Marie Chocolat
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[American version.] Emmanuelle has a streak of bad luck that starts when she is stripped by a mob of adoring fans at the Cannes Film Festival. Her rotten luck continues when the dictator of a banana republic uses the screening of one of her films as a pretext to get her into his country. Our heroine finds herself admitted into his harem as a slave. [Roger Corman fans may be able to identify stock action footage used in the American version.] Written by Eric Conrad <econrad@magnus.ohio-state.edu>

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Release Date:

7 January 1987 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Emmanuella no 5  »

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1.66 : 1
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First 'Emmanuelle' film in the official 'Emmanuelle' series not to feature Sylvia Kristel nor see her playing Emmanuelle. Kristel did not appear in Emmanuelle 6 (1988) either but would return for Emmanuelle VI (1993). See more »


Emmanuelle: What's the matter? Why are you so shy? Have you never seen a naked woman before?
Eric: No, I mean yes. I have seen a lot of naked women before.
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Many versions exist of this film; none of them good.
27 August 2002 | by (Niagara Falls NY) – See all my reviews

Poor Walerian Borowczyk. Such a promising career early on as an important player in avant-garde European cinema, his talents wasted by the time this movie was made. I can understand sometimes you have to pay the bills (ask Jean Rollin) by making porn, but this could have been made better. What, you ask? Porn? Indeed. This movie seems to have several edits for the domestic and international markets. American releases have had a 77 minute "R" rated cut I believe as well as the 85 minute "unrated" edition. The French version is roughly 85 minutes but will be virtually unrecognizable to most audiences. The first 20 minutes are an extension of Emmanuelle's "Love Train" movie which we see being screened by Cannes audiences. This 20 minute sequence contains 3 pornographic sequences, which look like they were intended for another film but found their way into Emmanuelle V. (The sex toys on display are those of Borowczyk, I guess to make these scenes "arty"). After these sequences, the film continues in the same way as the American versions except for a porno sequence in the ballet school and a porno lesbian encounter at the sheik's harem (with more of Borowczyk's "personal collection"). Monique Gabrielle does not appear in any of the porno sequences, just the softcore ones. The French version has little dialogue, but really, do you care what they're saying?

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