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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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Aspect Ratio:

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 »


Johnny: When I'm inside you. I feel lost at the edge of the universe. Travelling, exploring. Roll over on your stomach. And we'll fuck like animals. In the altar of the primal.
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Referenced in The Benchwarmers (2006) See more »


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"Not the best . . .but . . .
11 January 2002 | by (Edison NJ) – See all my reviews

"Not the best . . .but . . . Reviewer: A viewer from edison, nj USA For those of us who cherish the steamy city of New Orleans, Zandalee captures the steaminess while transcending its shortcomings.

Rehinhold could have made more of an effort to exhibit a more tragic figure

  • and could have made an attempt at maintaining

ANY accent. Cage is satan personified. More than a bit melodramatic in many scenes, good cameo appearances by Marissa Tomei, Joe Pantoliano (pricesless cross-dresser!) and Steve Buscemi (playing Steve Buscemi) add to the memorable scenes and memorable/quotable dialogue: ("I'm your reality check" "Its a heartifact" "A little decorum!".

Its worth the 3 bucks to rent of the $15 to buy it. Nice steamy, sexy movie. Not the greatest . . . but . . .

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