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Marquis (1989)

R  |   |  Animation, Comedy  |  26 April 1989 (France)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
François Marthouret ...
Marquis (voice)
Valérie Kling ...
Colin (voice)
...
Ambert (voice)
Isabelle Wolfe ...
Justine (voice) (as Isabelle Canet-Wolfe)
Vicky Messica ...
Dom Pompero (voice)
Nathalie Juvet ...
Juliette (voice)
René Lebrun ...
Gaëtan de Preaubois / Bernardin (voice)
Bob Morel ...
Pigonou (voice)
Roger Crouzet ...
Lupino (voice)
Willem Holtrop ...
Willem (voice)
Eric De Sarria ...
Jaco (voice)
Henri Rubinstein ...
Orleans (voice)
Peter Fischer ...
Poulets (voice)
Hans Mauli ...
Poulets (voice)
Jacques Bouanich ...
Poulets (voice)
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The scene is a pre-French Revolution Bastille, where various political prisoners are being held: a woman who was raped and impregnated by the king, a police chief who was accused of selling bad pork, and the Marquis, who was unjustly accused of working for the overthrow of the king. The Marquis is only interested in writing his deviant stories, while his penis yearns for a little action (they argue about this frequently), the prime candidate being the jailer who likes to be buggered. The corrupt priest arranges to have the pregnant woman raped by the Marquis so they can claim the king had nothing to do with it. The priest also steals the Marquis' manuscripts and publishes them for his own profit. Things come to a head as the people rise up against the tyranny. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Marquis: My one and only noble point may be found in my bodily appendage, whom I will consult democratically as he is rather whimsical.
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Marquis
Performed by Agnès Mellon and Dominique Visse
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Curiouser and curiouser

Whatever one thinks of the recent rise of Sade as a darling of the intelligentsia and pseudo-intelligentsia, it must be admitted that some not-bad films have been made about him. This film, unfortunately, is evidence more of the trendiness than the historical interest, as its whimsical and overly-bizarre production attests. Only if there is a future sub-genre in which giant rats are sodomized by lobster tails is it likely to remain more than a curiosity. Yes, I know it had a talking penis in it. Tee hee. I still found it empty.


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