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Business for Pleasure (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  2 July 1997 (USA)
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What happens when business mixes with pleasure? Powerful tycoon Alexander Schutter masterminds a dangerous game of seduction by manipulating associates into satisfying his voyeuristic needs... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Caron Bernstein ...
Isabel
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Rolf
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Anna
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Alexander Schutter
Barbara McEly ...
Ruth
Anita Eberwein ...
Bea
Dennis J. Kozeluh ...
Bruce
Mien Huang ...
Miko
Virág Kiss ...
Pamela
Pia Baresch ...
Julia Raimes
Hermann Schmid ...
David Raimes
Natascha Tagunoff ...
Elizabeth Raimes
Herbert Moulton ...
Servant #1
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What happens when business mixes with pleasure? Powerful tycoon Alexander Schutter masterminds a dangerous game of seduction by manipulating associates into satisfying his voyeuristic needs. Schutter meets his match in Isabel, a strong-willed environmentalist who eventually grows from being a worthy opponent to an enthusiastic player. Rolf, Schutter's right-hand man, complicates the situation by falling in love with Isabel. The three become entangled in a passion-charged triangle driven by desire, risk, and fantasy. Ultimately, Schutter's erotic game spins out of control, disintegrating into a spiral of ecstasy, envy... and self-destruction. Written by lament

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An offer she couldn't refuse... Desire beyond control.

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All in a day's work
5 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

A multi-millionaire industrialist wanders around the world saving failed businesses on condition that beautiful women somehow associated with the doomed company will subject themselves to his sexual mind games. Sounds a bit outrageous and that's exactly what it is. It tries to hint at the sexual repression and our deepest desires to break free from its stranglehold, but basically it's a great excuse for Red Diaries soft-porno king Zalman King(sorry for the pun) to get beautiful women to remove their clothing and engage in energetic simulations of the sexual intercourse. The cast is very good including experienced European thesps Jeroen Krabbe and Joanna Pacula, but it is the beautiful American actress Caron Bernstein whose slinky sexuality and quite reasonable acting performance who keeps the paroxysms of laughter at bay. There's a kind of a message relating to the interconnection of love, feelings and sexual expression which isn't too shabby at all - but don't labour too long dwelling on it. Just enjoy the exhibitions and Caron Bernstein's shapeliness.


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