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Exit to Eden (1994)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Romance  |  14 October 1994 (USA)
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Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, ... See full summary »

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Lisa
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Elliot
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Sheila
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Fred
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Martin
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Diana
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Richard
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Riba (as Sandra Korn)
Julie Hughes ...
Julie
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Heidi
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Nolan
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Kitty (as Allison Moir)
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Storyline

Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, where they try to retrieve the film. Elliot begins falling in love with Lisa, the head mistress of the island, and Lisa must evaluate her feelings about Elliot and her own motivations. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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To crack this case, these two cops will have to flash more than their badges.


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Rated R for nudity and sex-related scenes | See all certifications »

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Club Eden: L'Île aux fantasmes  »

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$6,841,570 (USA)
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Donna Dixon, who appears as Bonnie, Fred's ex-wife, is Dan Aykroyd's real life wife. See more »

Goofs

After Detective Shelia has asked for Elliot and he comes to her room, Elliot is telling her he wants to leave to go to the race. The leaves hanging behind Shelia appear and disappear with each camera change. As she sits down, you can see it's a vine hanging down to the wardrobe handle but the length changes as the scene plays out. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Miller: May I do my specialty?
Sheila Kingston: Ah, no, I don't really feel like having my toes sucked right now.
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References North by Northwest (1959) See more »

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Why Can't We Live Together
Written by Timmy Thomas
Performed by James Patrick Dunne and Robert Etoll
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Has its faults, but still is quite daring.
30 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

This film tiptoes around its "controversial" subject (sadomasochism), and Dana Delany is terribly miscast and always unconvincing as a dominatrix -for example Iman, who co-stars here, would be a much better choice for the role of Mistress Lisa. But, for a mainstream Hollywood picture, this is still pretty daring and unusual. As others have said, the many different genres and styles employed here inevitably clash, and make the film inconsistent - but at least it's never boring. Not for kids. (**1/2)


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