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Salome's Last Dance (1988)

Set in France Oscar Wilde (so it appears) visits a local theatre and is surprised by their retelling of his own work ""Salome'" the story line then digresses in to a VERY twisted portrayal ... See full summary »

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Tigellenus / Chilvers
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Cappadocian / Kenneth (as Alfred Russell)
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A. Nubin
Warren Saire ...
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Kenny Ireland ...
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Paul Clayton ...
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Set in France Oscar Wilde (so it appears) visits a local theatre and is surprised by their retelling of his own work ""Salome'" the story line then digresses in to a VERY twisted portrayal of his work preformed by the local brothel and what can only be described as rejects from the local community theatre. Just when you think it's hit rock bottom it reaches for a new low you didn't think possible and begins to dig add and yet the music continues to dig this in to an ever deepening pit from which you will never get your time back. Written by SaveYourSelf&WalkAway

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NOTORIOUS, SCANDALOUS, WILDE!


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June 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Última Dança de Salomé  »

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$331,469
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DIRECTOR CAMEO: Ken Russell as a stagehand. See more »

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Featured in A British Picture (1989) See more »

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Le Coq d'Or
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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A True-to-Wilde Adaptation
20 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

This film WAS created in 1988 by a small group of professionals on a shoe-string budget. However, it is as beautiful and uproarious as the Oscar Wilde original. In fact, nearly all of the dialog is Oscar Wilde's 'Salome', and is executed as deftly as possible. While none of the actors are A-list Hollywood types, they add the spice of life to the dark, sardonic wit of Wilde with skill and saleability. For those of us who have loved this movie for ten years+, the great news is that this film is now available in DVD format. If you are not shy about subtle humor, social anarchy, and a touch of good-natured sodomy, give this film a view.


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