Eve has a problem: she believes she has three separate personalities, one of which is prudish, the second of which is sexy and seductive, and the third is an all-out, wild-eyed nymphomaniac...
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Eve has a problem: she believes she has three separate personalities, one of which is prudish, the second of which is sexy and seductive, and the third is an all-out, wild-eyed nymphomaniac. She relates to her doctor all of the sexual adventures each of her personalities engages in. One day she finds herself in the middle of a swingers orgy and calls her doctor for help, which he is more than happy to give her. Written by
Is it hard or is it soft? -Poor quality either way
Opt for the Something Weird softy DVD-R version of THE 3 PHASES OF EVE. It's a nice quality, longer print than the Secret Key DVD edition (retitled SEXUAL CONFESSIONS), though both seem incomplete.
The problem is X vs. XXX; both of these surviving prints keep threatening to deliver the goods, but back off ever so discreetly to remain softcore. That's frustrating, because the narrative skills here are wholly lacking.
Sandy Carey is attractive as usual in the Joanne Woodward or Eleanor Parker schizo role. And she's far more effective than the horrible hambone "Joanna Bell" in the 1977 fully hardcore SYLVIA on this topic.
Her problem is not split personality but having Ric Lutze as her giggle-prone shrink. He's played this dumb role almost as many times as John Seeman, but is really awful this time, flubbing his lines and carrying on cryptic, ultimately pointless phone conversations with an adviser.
Basically Sandy has some hot sex scenes with the likes of Rick Cassidy and greaser Henry Farris (cast as her husband), one of my all-time least favorite porn actors. Film's highlight is a kind of orgy featuring guest stars Starlyn Simone and Suzanne Fields, two of the best.
Ultimately the viewer has to be frustrated because this film constantly approaches hardcore explicitness and then backs away. I recently got a shipment from England of several '90s U.S.-made porn videos (starring the likes of Savannah and Alicyn Sterling) and was a bit taken aback, though not really surprised, to find that they were the bowdlerized "softcore angles" editions, where even Peter North never gets a chance to show what he's made of. Similarly, THE 3 PHASES OF EVE seems to be a hardcore picture with only its soft materials still extant.
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