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Fire Under the Skin (1985)
"Le feu sous la peau" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  17 July 1985 (France)
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History loving boys Raphael, who came to visit his friend in America and made sexual confusion into the life of this family, may remind you of external plot outline genius "Theorems" of ... See full summary »

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Eva Czemerys ...
Audrey (as Eva Cemerys)
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Alexis (as Michel Jacob)
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Bulle
Cornélia Wilms ...
Madeleine (as Cornelia Wims)
Veronique Beguin ...
Aurélia (as Véronique Beguin)
Georges Saint-Yves ...
Le Docteur
Marc Winandy ...
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Jacky N'Dri ...
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Jacques Insermini ...
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Diane Suresne ...
Régine (as Maria Faifer)
Jocelyne Jeanssen ...
Christine (as Jocelyn Jeansens)
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History loving boys Raphael, who came to visit his friend in America and made sexual confusion into the life of this family, may remind you of external plot outline genius "Theorems" of pier Paolo Pasolini. But Director Gerard Kikoin, being as "hard porn" and sometimes taking less than forthcoming tape, of course, does not claim such a high comparison, although to the best of his abilities is trying to Express the idea of secret passions and vices, which nest in seemingly well-behaved little world of the American bourgeoisie. At times beautiful and melodramatic, slightly erotic, and in General is a pretty moronic. Written by cradlefilth_88

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Interesting film arises above common exploitation movie
20 August 2010 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

Around the early nineties, I remembered they showed this French film several times on late night cable on Argentina, on a slate with some soft core flicks. While it has its share of steamy sex scenes, this movie is actually very interesting, disturbing, intelligent and aptly made. A young handsome man enters into an upper middle class family, and soon seduces and involves every member of the family into humiliating, degrading sex: father, sex starved mother, rebellious teenage daughter, even the maid. As it is revealed half way into the movie, he had reasons for doing this: his mother was the former maid of this family, and she died in a car accident because of the negligence of one of the family members (I don't recall the precise details). So some twenty years later, the little boy she left orphan, whose past is not known to the family, has become a stud out for revenge. Not for everyone, but surprisingly compelling and well made.


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