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Wild Side (1995)

While Bruno is an international money mover and influence peddler and Virginia is his very beautiful wife, his sexual appetite requires the services of banker and part-time hooker Alex. It's love at first sight. But, who are the lovers?

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Virginia Chow
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Tony
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Alex Lee / Johanna
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Dan Rackman
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Lyle Litvak
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Cop Driver
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Agent James Reed
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Agent Morse Jaeger
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The Chief
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Steward
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Lotus Ita (as Candace Camille Bender)
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Philip Hamlyn
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A bank accountant, who moonlights as a high-priced call girl, becomes embroiled in the lives of a money launderer, his seductive wife, and his bodyguard who blackmails her to help the FBI entrap him with his latest money laundering scheme. Written by Anonymous

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It's Not About Sex, It's About Power! See more »

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Action | Thriller

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22 June 1996 (Japan)  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Based on a short story by China Kong called 'The Grey Area'. See more »

Quotes

Bruno Buckingham: You know what you get for rape? Ten years in a cell! With a gorilla! With a PSYCHO gorilla!
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References Performance (1970) See more »

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Deh vieni, non tarder
from "The Marriage of Figaro"
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Norddeutsche Philharmonic
Conducted by Georg Richter
Soprano: Louise LeBrun
Courtesy of Southern Library of Recorded Music
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Strangely hypnotic.
29 February 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Curiously, I continued to watch this...as unlike many flicks around these days, it was quite unpredictable. Okay. It has a few flaws, like Mister Walken's sometimes way out overacting, but this may have been down to the director's untimely death after the project was taken out of his control. Anne Heche, who everyone condemned a few years ago for riding on the coat-tails of her former love Ellen Degeneres, turns out to be quite an accomplished actress (check her out in One Kill), and is believable as a woman torn in many directions. It's also very easy to see why Walken's character would fall for her. Ryuchi Sakamoto's haunting music recorded nearly five years after the movie was shot, adds to the surreal atmosphere of some scenes, even though they can seem a little far fetched.

Film Four has done a fine job restoring the movie, it's a shame though that the BBC's excellent documentary, Donald Cammell: The Ultimate Performance, isn't included on the DVD.


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