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Exit to Eden (1994)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lisa Emerson
Paul Mercurio ...
Elliot Slater
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Sheila Kingston
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Fred Lavery
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Dr. Martin Halifax
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Omar Tillington
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Nina Blackstone
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Tommy Miller
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Diana
Phil Redrow ...
Richard
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Riba (as Sandra Korn)
Julie Hughes ...
Julie
Laurelle Mehus ...
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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14 October 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Club Eden: L'Île aux fantasmes  »

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$6,841,570 (USA)
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Trivia

This film was adapted from a book by Anne Rice, and during the scene in New Orleans people are arguing over whether a man is Brad Pitt or Tom Cruise. These two actors starred in a film adaptation of Rice's Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), which mostly takes place in New Orleans. 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

Sheila Kingston: No matter what your sexual preference, true love is always the ultimate fantasy.
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Hector Elizondo's title credit is prefixed by 'As Usual', referring to the number of times Elizondo has appeared in films directed by Garry Marshall See more »

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References Last Tango in Paris (1972) See more »

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Careless Love
Written by W.C. Handy, Spencer Williams and Martha Koenig
Performed by Dr. John
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Anne Rice Novel Watered Down
9 June 1999 | by (Stockton, California) – See all my reviews

Exit to Eden is really a movie with two plots. The first: combat photographer Elliot Slater travels to the sex-fantasy island of Eden to confront his aberrant sexual inclinations and, while on the island, begins a romance with Eden's head mistress, Mistress Lisa. The second plot: Detectives Fred Lavery and Sheila Kingston also travel to Eden pursuing supercriminals Nina and Omar, who are also on Eden to kill Elliot and retrieve the pictures he has taken of them. This is a well made movie with some laughs, sex, and bubbly romance.

Exit to Eden is Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, mild language, brief gore, and some violence.


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