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Zandalee (1991)

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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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Johnny Collins
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Thierry Martin
Erika Anderson ...
Zandalee Martin
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Gerri
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Tatta
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Jack
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OPP Man
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Louis Medina
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Jo-El Sonnier ...
Bartender
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Allen Calhoun
Blaise Delacroix ...
Pepe
Eliott Keener ...
Richard Norvo
Richard Greenberg ...
Bachelor Man
John Cutler ...
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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 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 <alf@st.nepean.uws.edu.au>

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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 »

Quotes

Johnny: Why is it that the Baptist have all the women and no booze and the Catholics have all the booze and no women.
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Love On My Account
Performed by LA Pulse
Written by Jan Pulsford
Produced by Jan Pulsford
Courtesy of English Valley Music
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beautifully shot, poorly cut
2 February 2006 | by (Seoul, South Korea) – See all my reviews

The movie is not as bad as the overall rating shows. I presume too many people saw it on account of Nicholas Cage and got disappointed. The problem is that the drama does not develop in one direction. It ended as a banal story about adultery culminating in a theatrical suicide and an unconvincing tragedy. Cage (Johnny), the outsider, turned up to be the guiltiest of all. Yet, until the middle the movie had developed around Anderson (Zandalee) and at some point it looked as if the victim of the drama would be exactly Cage who fell desperately in love with beautiful Anderson while she was using him to overcome her frustrations with husband Thierry. That seemed to be the purpose of the two supporting characters: Tatta and the gay shop-attendant who were pushing her into adultery, so as to save her marriage. At some point, either when shooting or when cutting, the concept changed and the triangle lost everything even remotely intriguing.


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