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Chain of Desire (1992)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 30 July 1993 (UK)
A series of unrelated amorous lovers are connected by a chain of desire.
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Jerald Buckley
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Hubert Bailey
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A series of unrelated amorous lovers are connected by a chain of desire.

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Drama | Romance

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Im Strudel der Begierde  »

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$222,552 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Cleo: You smell like obsession! For women!
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Connections

Version of Ringlek (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

So Hard To Know
Written by Roxanne Seeman and Rique Pantoja
Performed by Chet Baker
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Worth a look, Drama, Urban NYC setting with fine actors
29 April 2003 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

Chain of Desire captures New York City and modern urban America in a powerfully truthful way, years before others portrayed sex in the big apple. It is not so much about sensual desire but the hopes and dreams of each character and how only other people can help to forward these dreams. Meanwhile as characters pursue their dreams the strength of sexuality, sex, perhaps a dark desire or perhaps a gift from heaven descends on the characters caught in a more dangerous time. Today desire is considered wrong.

The film takes you through human drama with reflections of greek comedy and tragedy that touches intense feelings and untamed moments. Linda Fiorentino, now famous but then just becoming known, gives a clear performance magically transforming her character above a torch song singer.

Eyes Wide Shut was also drawn from the same European theater roots as Chain of Desire, but Temi Lopez shows us a realist possible life whereas Kubrick makes a film more unbelievable than 2001. Stylish, seductive, vibrant, provocative, intelligent describe the film.


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