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Lake Consequence (1993)

Irene, a thirty-something housewife with a successfull husband and a young son, has her life thrown in a spin when she becomes attracted to Billy, a member of a landscape crew outside her ... See full summary »

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Grace (as May Karasun)
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Dan Reed ...
Xiao
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Semi Driver
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Irene, a thirty-something housewife with a successfull husband and a young son, has her life thrown in a spin when she becomes attracted to Billy, a member of a landscape crew outside her house. When Irene's husband and son leave for a weekend fishing trip, Irene wanting to see Billy, gets locked in the back of his trailer and ends up at remote Lake Consequence with Billy and his girlfriend Grace where they take Irene on a trip into the nearby town to a Chinese New Year Festival, and through a series of adventures they bring out the repressed sexual needs Irene has been holding inside for a long time. Written by Matthew Patay <pataygs@voicenet.com>

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28 February 1993 (USA)  »

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The code to the security alarm at Irene's house is 1223. 1223 is the numerical representation of December 23, Joan Severance's birthday. See more »

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When Billy is attempting to wrestle Irene to the ground on the grassy area, both Billy Zane and Joan Severance morph noticeably into different people (i.e. their stunt-doubles) in a few shots and lasting considerable seconds. See more »

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Irene: When you're young, you have all these crazy ideas of what's important.
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Irene
Written by Bernard Jolivette
Performed by Guitar Gable
Courtesy AVI Record Productions, Inc.
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not intended to be great cinema
1 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

Irene (Joan Severance) is a stay-at-home housewife with a young son. Billy (Billy Zane) is part of the city crew trimming the trees in front of her house. Irene becomes fascinated with the hunky worker. While her husband and son are out of town, she sneaks into Billy's trailer. She is stuck as Billy's girlfriend Grace drives away to remote Lake Consequence. The repressed Irene begins an affair with Billy and Grace.

Back in the early 90s, producer Zalman King made a living with these erotica late night TV movies and shows. Joan Severance is a statuette woman and a capable actress. Billy Zane is also a workable actor but neither of them are particularly great. The story is a bad romance novel. There are naked beautiful bodies in this softcore porn. It's extremely cheesy and impossible to sit all the way through. It's almost mind numbing. However the intention is not necessarily to be great cinema.


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