4.7/10
231
1 user 3 critic

Tales of Erotica (1996)

R | Drama, Comedy
A series of erotic short films, all with similar unexpected endings.

Writers:

(segment), (segment) | 2 more credits »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Keith is a Japanese twenty-something who is followed by Death in various disguises. When he finally faces her, Death tells him that he has only 12 hours to live and he needs to make the ... See full summary »

Director: Wonsuk Chin
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Mira Sorvino, Jeffrey Wright
Alice in Russialand (TV Movie 1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Amanda Ray-King, Hetty Baynes
Treasure Island (TV Movie 1995)
Adventure | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

This is a re-working of the Treasure Island theme with Long Jane Silver instead of Long John Silver. Hetty Baynes plays this role in the style of Marilyn Monroe.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Hetty Baynes, Gregory Hall, Michael Elphick
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Rock star Roddy Usher's wife is murdered and Rod is sent to a lunatic asylum in this gothic-comedy-horror-musical.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: James Johnston, Lisi Tribble, Marie Findley
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Set in France Oscar Wilde (so it appears) visits a local theatre and is surprised by their retelling of his own work ""Salome'" the story line then digresses in to a VERY twisted portrayal ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Glenda Jackson, Stratford Johns, Nickolas Grace
The Rainbow (1989)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young woman deals in her own personal way with the trials of adolescence and young adulthood in early 1900s England.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Sammi Davis, Amanda Donohoe, Paul McGann
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A drab little English seaside town tries to improve its image - and increase its revenues - by holding a film festival. When a famous continental star agrees to attend, things get out of hand.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: James Booth, Roy Kinnear, Marisa Mell
Faust (TV Movie 1985)
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An epic tale of good versus evil, Faust sells his soul to the devil and tries to save Marguerite from an eternity in hell.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Francisco Araiza, Ruggero Raimondi, Gabriela Benacková
The Mystery of Dr Martinu (TV Movie 1993)
Drama | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A biographical film of Czech composer Martinu is in two parts: the first part a recurring dream, the second a Freudian analysis of the dream.

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Patrick Ryecart, Shauna Baird, Martin Friend
Whore (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The prostitute Liz works on the streets of Los Angeles. She recalls her life in flashback, when she marries an alcoholic man. She leaves him with their son. Then she works as waitress in a ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell
Stars: Theresa Russell, Benjamin Mouton, Antonio Fargas
Sweet Nothing (1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Angel celebrates the birth of his daughter by taking his first hit of crack cocaine. With the hesitant support of his wife, Monika, he joins a friend of his to deal drugs for a short time--... See full summary »

Director: Gary Winick
Stars: Michael Imperioli, Mira Sorvino, Joyce Phillips
Trapped Ashes (2006)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Seven strangers on a Hollywood movie studio tour are trapped inside an infamous House of Horror and forced to tell their most terrifying stories to get out alive.

Directors: Sean S. Cunningham, Joe Dante, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Jayce Bartok, Henry Gibson, Lara Harris
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Dorothy (segment "The Dutch Master")
Richard Barboza ...
Leroy (segment "Vroom Vroom Vroooom")
Hetty Baynes ...
Mrs. Kirsch (segment "The Insatiable Mrs. Kirsch")
Charles Gerbel ...
Dr. Rosenman (segment "The Dutch Master")
...
Bruce Lomann (segment "Wet")
...
(segment "The Dutch Master")
...
(segment "The Dutch Master") (as Rudolph Martin)
...
Joey (segment "The Dutch Master")
William 'Spaceman' Patterson ...
(segment "Vroom Vroom Vroooom")
...
Mr. Kirsch (segment "The Insatiable Mrs. Kirsch")
...
Narrator (segment "The Insatiable Mrs. Kirsch")
...
Teresa (segment "The Dutch Master")
...
William (segment "Wet")
...
Kim (segment "The Dutch Master")
Salsh Veldman ...
(segment "The Dutch Master")
Edit

Storyline

A series of erotic short films, all with similar unexpected endings.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Explore your fantasies.

Genres:

Drama | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for scenes of sexuality and nudity, and for some language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Also Known As:

The Dutch Master  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Edited from The Dutch Master (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

four short films, more silly than erotic
7 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

It would have been more truthful to entitle this collection "Four Goofy Shorts by Four Established Indie-film Directors". There is certainly a constituency out there who would go for a collection of silly shorts by directors such as Ken Russell, Melvin Van Peebles, etc.

Instead, the title of this collection of shorts and the dreamy video boxcover photograph of Mira Sorvino are designed to hook the hapless seeker of erotic entertainment, who will, in fact, find little of that sort here. Mira Sorvino fans will be disappointed, in that respect. There are a few fleeting glimpses of the great Cynda Williams in the buff, but the comedic scenario will dampen any viewer's libido.


23 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page