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Marquis de Sade (1996)

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Based on the true story of the notorious Marquis de Sade. In 18th century Paris, an innocent beauty's search for her missing sister leads her into the deadly sensuous realm of the infamous ... See full summary »

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Inspector Marais
Charlotte Nielsen ...
Juliette
Irina Malysheva ...
Madame de Montreuil
Aleksandr Belyavskiy ...
Judge de Bory (as Alexander Beliavskiy)
Igor Yasulovich ...
Father Paul
Irina Nizina ...
Renée
Tatyana Mitrushina ...
Madame de Florville (as Tatiana Mitrushina)
Aleksandr Rezalin ...
Latour (as Alexander Rezalin)
Mikhail Shevchuk ...
Gaufridy (as Mikhail Shevechuk)
Natasia Vilenskaya ...
Colette (as Natalia Vilenskaya)
Tatyana Novik ...
Rose (as Tatiana Novik)
Aleksandr Yatsko ...
Guard #1 (as Alexander Yatsko)
Yuri Oleynikov ...
Guard #2 (as Yuri Olennikov)
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Based on the true story of the notorious Marquis de Sade. In 18th century Paris, an innocent beauty's search for her missing sister leads her into the deadly sensuous realm of the infamous Marquis de Sade. Imprisoned for his sordid crimes, the Marquis likewise has the beauty morally trapped... for she must help him complete his banned book of lust, or never learn the fate of her sister. It becomes a test of wills and wit, as the Marquis attempts to convert her to his deviously sexual philosophy. When the Marquis escapes his prison, she must follow him to his remote chateau of sin to finally discover her sister's fate, and to face her own. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Rated R for strong, perverse sexuality, some violence, and brief language | See all certifications »
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Justine: I must ask that you hold your tongue.
Marquis de Sade: I'd rather you held it for me.
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This will be a night to tell your illegitimate grandsons about, my friends.
24 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really don't know much about the Marquis de Sade, not having read any of his book, but I never imagined him as a flaming queen. Carson Kressley of Queer Eye For the Straight Guy, or Jack from Will and Grace would have fit easily into the role that Nick Mancuso gave us.

The movie itself was rather thin and seemed more of a parody - or an excuse to show the Paris whorehouse several times with men and women having a good time on the couches in the parlor. What? They can't afford a room? I did find it cute that the Madame (Irina Malysheva) felt she was doing her patriotic duty taking care of the soldier's needs.

The movie was just an excuse to show a lot of breasts - and I mean a lot! Fans of Gimli (John Rhys-Davies) might be interested in seeing him in a different role as Inspector Marais.


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