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Delta of Venus (1995)

R | | Drama | 13 October 1995 (USA)
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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Elena Martin
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Eric da Silva ...
Marcel (as Eric Da Silva)
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Leila
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Miguel
Emma Louise Moore ...
Ariel
Bernard Zette ...
Donald (as Zette)
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Luc
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Bijou
Daniel Leza ...
Pierre
Stephen Halbert ...
Harry
Dale Wyatt ...
Millicent
Jirí Ded ...
Priest
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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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Delta de Venus  »

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$62,949 (USA)
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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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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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The Girl Who Sleeps Unaware
Music & Lyrics by Raven Snow (as Raven L. Snow)
Performed by Raven Snow (as Raven L. Snow)
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Must-see just for the beauty of Audie England
20 January 2003 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

Some of the plot elements of this film were vaguely familiar to me, and I don't know if it is from reading "Delta of Venus" lo, those many years ago, or maybe from "Henry and June" the film about Nin and Henry Miller, from 10 years ago or so. Anyway, this is an exceptional film for its genre, with good acting, direction, and pretty decent other assorted production values. I had never seen or heard of Audie England, and her beauty just floored me. Wow! Anyway, if you can at all tolerate soft-core erotica, this film is recommended. Grade: B+


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