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Delta of Venus (1995)

R | | Drama | 13 October 1995 (USA)
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A struggling American writer (England) and a fellow American expatriate (Mandylor) begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elena Martin
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Eric Da Silva ...
Marcel
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Leila
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Miguel
Emma Louise Moore ...
Ariel
Bernard Zette ...
Donald (as Zette)
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Luc
Markéta Hrubesová ...
Bijou
Daniel Leza ...
Pierre
Stephen Halbert ...
Harry
Dale Wyatt ...
Millicent
Jirí Ded ...
Priest
Valérie Zawadská ...
Landlady
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Bandleader
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Storyline

An American writer in Paris starts writing erotic fiction. From encouragement from her friends, her lover, and her publisher she gets involved in nude modeling and progresses onward through many other forms of voyeuristic and participatory sexual adventures. Contains full frontal nudity and simulated sex, lots of sexual dialogue and profanity. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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In 1939, Elena went to Paris searching for her voice as a writer. What she found was her voice as a woman.

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Rated R for strong erotic content | See all certifications »

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13 October 1995 (USA)  »

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Delta de Venus  »

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$62,949 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

In an announcement that the Germans troops were near to Paris (June 1940) it is also stated that the French government had decreed the total mobilization of the reserves. Actually the mobilization of the French armed forces had been decreed in September 1939, when the war started. See more »

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[first lines]
Elena Martin: Paris, January 6th, 1940. Again, she wrote all night. She stretched, looked out at the rising sun, and bundled up against the early morning chill. As if drawn by some invisible force, she headed off across the awakening city.
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Referenced in Red Shoe Diaries 17: Swimming Naked (2001) See more »

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You Belong To Me
Music & Lyrics by Raven Snow (as Raven L. Snow)
Performed by Raven Snow (as Raven L. Snow)
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A GREAT MOVIE, COMBINING SHOCKING SCENES, PASSION AND EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE.
18 April 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

One of the best films I have recently seen. The main heroes pass through a lot of temptations, agonizing situations and still the magnitude of their love stays above all. The director uses a lot of shocking scenes to describe the passion they felt for each other in the best way. It's the antithesis of this passion and the dramatic way war alienates people from each other that makes this film excellent,the quickly alternating emotions and the performance of the main actors in showing these emotions making it one of the kind.


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