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

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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
James Donahower ...
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 NC-17 for explicit sexuality | 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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Part of the action of the film is supposed to take place after the German invasion of the Netherlands and Belgium, towards the end of May, 1940. However the trees are still without leaves and the actors wear winter clothes. 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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Excellent!
30 August 1999 | by (Nebraska) – See all my reviews

I thought this was one of the best erotic films I've seen. The cinematography was wonderful and really caught the mood of WWII Paris. I was deeply involved in the story not just witnessing it. The trouble with most films that center around sex is that that is all there is. I found that the emotions surrounding the characters just made the love scenes that much more real and intense. It is a drama, though. Touching and deep.


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