Zandalee (1991)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, Thriller  |  9 May 1991 (Germany)
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Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Collins
Thierry Martin
Erika Anderson ...
Zandalee Martin
Louis Medina
Jo-El Sonnier ...
Allen Calhoun
Blaise Delacroix ...
Eliott Keener ...
Richard Norvo
Bachelor Man
John Cutler ...


Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair. But it isn't only the flames of their erotic affair that are fanned by the steamy heat of the deep New Orleans nights; hatred, desire and revenge stalk the lovers' with a relentless precision, and for Zandalee, the moment of truth arrives with a terrifying finality. Written by <>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sensuality, sexual dialogue, and language. | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 May 1991 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Deseo salvaje  »

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1.85 : 1
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During the body painting scene you can see Zandalee's earrings even though in the love scene before her earrings are off. See more »


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Gratuitous nudity livens up dull melodrama
8 April 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Nicholas Cage is mis-cast as an irrestistable sex-god/brooding artist who comes to stay with an old friend (Judge Reinhold) and proceeds to VERY unsubtley seduce his wife, Zandalee (Twin Peaks' Erika Anderson). Despite his lank, greasy (thinning) hair, scraggy goaty, boorish manner and an unfortunate fondness for spouting pretentious philosophy, rather than find him hilarious she is inexplicably drawn to him.

The only thing that keeps the interest from flagging throughout this film are the strong sex scenes and the gratuitous nudity involving the stunning Anderson, which begins, promisingly enough, before the opening credits have even finished and is sprinkled generously throughout the film. On the downside, you also have to see Judge Reinhold's butt - not such a pretty sight - but sometimes sacrifices have to be made.

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