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Red Shoe Diaries (1992)

After the death of his beloved wife, a man reads her diary and finds out that she was having an affair with a young construction worker.

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Jake following the suicide of his girlfriend Alex seeks answers as to why she did it through her diaries. Jake discovers that although she loves him, she felt as if there was something lacking. And when she met a man who did construction work and sold shoes, she pursued him and it wasn't long before she was having an affair with him and they did things that she didn't do with Jake. And she couldn't stay away from him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Trapped by a Burning Secret. Torn by a Blazing Desire

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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »
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16 May 1992 (USA)  »

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Workman: Why don't you take off your clothes?
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Followed by Red Shoe Diaries 2: Double Dare (1993) See more »

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GOD IS RHYTHM
Written by George S. Clinton
Published by Zal King Music / ASCAP
Produced by George S. Clinton and Joel Iwataki
Performed by White Boy, Big Mouth & The Assassin with Mia Dunn
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Heart Wrenching Love Story
11 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

My husband says I am way too picky about movies and maybe I am. But, for some reason this movie really gets to me. It's kinda like Bridges of Madison County, but with a highly erotic twist. Maybe I love this movie because I know what it's like to be with a nice guy who is so in love with you (and you love him), but there's this BAD BOY who draws you in like a sexual magnet; and it tears your heart having to choose. Not being able to choose between her two lovers, Brigitte Bako (Alex) decides to end her life. Did she leave her diary behind for Jake to find? I wonder. Anyway, if you like erotic movies where someone is torn between two lovers, then this movie is for you. If you think those kind of movies are CRAP, then do yourself a favor and STAY AWAY!! In general I don't think guys would like this movie. I, however, have always loved this movie and have waited for years for it to come out on DVD, and it finally has.


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