Desideria, a married Spanish woman who has a quite boring and hidden sex-life, goes to Istanbul where she meets Yaman, a Turkish tourist guide, who makes her discover new physical experiences.

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Complete credited cast:
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Desideria Oliván
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Yaman
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Ramiro
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Laura
Helio Pedregal ...
Arturo
Blanca Apilánez ...
Felisa
Francis Lorenzo ...
Marcelo
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Paulina
Rasim Öztekin ...
Hermano de Yamam
Güzin Özipek ...
Madre de yaman
Laura Mañá ...
Blanche
Patrick Guillemin ...
Denis
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Cem Baseskioglu ...
Yaman
Claude Brosset ...
Hombre gordo
Susana Buen
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Desideria, a married Spanish woman who has a quite boring and hidden sex-life, goes to Istanbul where she meets Yaman, a Turkish tourist guide, who makes her discover new physical experiences.

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16 December 1994 (Spain)  »

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Trivia

Antonio Gala publicly expressed his great dissatisfaction with the movie, arguing Vicente Aranda simplified the meaning of his novel. See more »

Quotes

Yaman: Our baths ladies and gentlemen are famous throughout the world. When you were still in the dark middle ages, we lived in a world of pleasures and voluptuousness.
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Guantanamera
Written by Julian Orbon, José Fernández Díaz, Hector Angulo and José Martí, arranged by Pete Seeger
Performed by Pete Seeger
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A dark tale of romantic obsession
24 January 1999 | by (Miami,Fl.) – See all my reviews

Ana Belen gives a tour-de-force performance as Desideria, a woman who is fulfilling her societal obligations by marrying her college sweetheart and living the perfect life in the eyes of her friends but it is her sexual urges that are not being fulfilled until on a trip to Turkey she meets YAMAN....Georges Corraface fills this character with seething sensuality and dangerous passion.....he takes her forcefully and this is what she craved.To be desired,to be ravaged....to feel alive. She leaves her husband and returns to live a life with Yaman...from his reaction you get the impression he seduces many women,and always hears their vows of returning to him.Desideria has and now she is in a land where she does not speak the language.GREAT FILM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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