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Salome's Last Dance (1988)

 -  Biography | Comedy | Drama  -  June 1988 (USA)
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Late on Guy Fawkes Day, 1892, Oscar Wilde arrives at a high-class brothel where a surprise awaits: a staging of his play "Salome," with parts played by prostitutes, Wilde's host, his lover ... See full summary »

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Herodias / Lady Alice
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Herod / Alfred Taylor
Nickolas Grace ...
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Imogen Millais-Scott ...
Salome / Rose
Denis Lill ...
Tigellenus / Chilvers
Russell Lee Nash ...
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Cappadocian / Kenneth (as Alfred Russell)
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A. Nubin
Warren Saire ...
Kenny Ireland ...
1st Soldier
Michael Van Wijk ...
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Paul Clayton ...
Imogen Claire ...
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Late on Guy Fawkes Day, 1892, Oscar Wilde arrives at a high-class brothel where a surprise awaits: a staging of his play "Salome," with parts played by prostitutes, Wilde's host, his lover Bosey, and Lady Alice. The movie moves between the play and Wilde's night. In the play, Herod begs his pubescent step-daughter Salome to dance for him, promising her anything she desires. Her mother, Herodias, objects. Salome is stung by John the Baptist's rejection of her affections. The prophet's scolding celibacy puts him between the expressed desire of age and youth. Wilde dallies with a young man as he watches the show, provoking Bosey's jealousy. Two surprises await us. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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NOTORIOUS, SCANDALOUS, WILDE!


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Also Known As:

A Última Dança de Salomé  »

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$331,469 (USA)
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Le Coq d'Or
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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One of my favorite Ken Russell movies
23 April 1999 | by (Silver Spring, MD) – See all my reviews

Sick, twisted, bizarre, blasphemous, shocking, and perverse. In short, everything I look for in a Ken Russell movie. The 'professionial' critics really missed the point on this one.


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