Detective Catherine Palmer investigates a series of sexually gruesome serial murders and becomes embroiled in a world of lesbianism and bondage after she becomes obsessed with one of the victims' paramours.

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Det. Cathy Palmer
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Bernadine Mello
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Vickie Kittrie
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Mary
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Dr. Dominick Broussard
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Mechanic
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Gil Reynolds
Beau Starr ...
Lt. Fritch
Bill MacDonald ...
John Beck
Stewart Bick ...
Cushing
Ellen-Ray Hennessy ...
Murial Farr
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Dorothy Samenov
Claire Burton ...
Sandra Moser
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Leeland
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Terry Ross
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Homicide detective Catherine Palmer investigates a series of serial killings of women who have been tortured to death by S&M, all of whom have had their eyelids cut off. The investigation takes Catherine into a group wealthy upper class women, where she is drawn to the chief suspect, Vickie Kittrie, who has a penchant for S&M and women, as well as to Dr. Broussard, the victims' shady therapist with some dark secrets of his own. Written by <pataygs@voicenet.com>

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Venture into a world of deadly sexual pleasures.

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Rated R for language, drug use, and perverse sexual behavior including violence and nudity | See all certifications »

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11 February 2000 (USA)  »

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Amours mortelles  »

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In the original script, Catherine had a female partner who Vickie was also attracted to. See more »

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Catherine allows Vickie, a murder suspect, into her house and even succumbs to her sexual advances. See more »

Quotes

Vickie Kittrie: Aren't you just a little bit curious?
Det. Catherine Palmer: What do you wanna do take me to one of your dungeons?
Vickie Kittrie: You'd be amazed of the use we can get out of simple kitchen utensils.
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Organ Eyes
Written by Jamie L. Munson
Performed by Poet Name Life
Courtesy of Gamut Entertainment
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If you weren't a fan of Peta Wilson before, you will be!
15 March 2000 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Ellen Barkin & Peta Wilson had excellent chemistry together in this movie. Very hot together! A great psychosexual thriller that kept you wondering what was going to happen next. Great location shots! Peta Wilson was very captivating on screen and she kept you wanting more. If you weren't a fan of hers before, this movie might convert you! Damien Harris did an excellent job in directing this movie. He did a lot of research and it shows! This movie can be compared to "Silence of the Lambs."


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