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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.



(novel), (screenplay) (as Elisa Rothstein) | 1 more credit »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elena Martin
Eric Da Silva ...
Emma Louise Moore ...
Bernard Zette ...
Donald (as Zette)
Daniel Leza ...
Stephen Halbert ...
Dale Wyatt ...
Jirí Ded ...
James Donahower ...


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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong erotic content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 October 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Delta de Venus  »

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Box Office


$62,949 (USA)

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(edited) | (uncut)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


[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 Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »


C'est Comme Au Printemps
Music by George S. Clinton
Lyrics by Anne Pigalle
Performed by Anne Pigalle
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You Get What You Pay For -- This one Delivers
3 January 2001 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

Okay, folks, let's take a test. what do you expect when you rent a movie with the name "Zalman King" on the box? Anywhere on the box? You expect soft-core porn with pretentions of greatness and lensed in a slow-moving style, color-saturated, and all with Playboy-flair. This one delivers. Not only is it packed with wall to wall sex, but the lead actress, Audie England, is a good actress in serious need of better material. The setting is inspired and if you go in not expecting too much, you'll get your fill.

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