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Psychopathia Sexualis (2006)

 -  Drama  -  8 June 2006 (USA)
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Multi-narrative adaptation of Richard v. Krafft-Ebing's notorious medico-forensic study of sexual perversity.

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Kristi Casey ...
Blood Woman
David Weber ...
Blood Man
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Shepherdess (as Zoë Cooper)
Patrick Parker ...
Emil Fourquet (as Patrick L. Parker)
David Sanders ...
Forquet's Assistant
Roger Foster ...
Farm Laborer
Jason Hodges ...
Guard
Steven Westdahl ...
Joseph Vacher
Victor Lambert ...
Guard
Adam K. Thompson ...
Journalist
J. Marcelo Banderas ...
Corpse / Loiterer (as Marcelo Banderas)
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Professor Krafft-Ebing
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J.H.
Jane Bass ...
Mother
Anne Towns ...
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Multi-narrative adaptation of Richard v. Krafft-Ebing's notorious medico-forensic study of sexual perversity.

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Tales of Deviance and Forbidden Desire from the Case Studies of Krafft-Ebing

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Rated R for strong sexual content including aberrant and deviant behavior, graphic nudity, some violence and disturbing images
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$1,612 (USA) (9 June 2006)

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$3,602 (USA) (16 June 2006)
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When submitted to the MPAA, the film was unofficially given an NC-17 rating. In order to obtain an R rating, the filmmakers had to remove a shot of urination in someone's mouth. Rather than re-cut the scene, the filmmakers removed the entire (two-minute) sequence, which also includes male frontal nudity. See more »

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Wow, high expectations... dreadful results!
30 January 2010 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

Start with the good; beautiful film. However, with all the opportunity this subject had for intensity of raw, hormonal stimulation, this treatment of the otherwise forensic book, was at least true to its academic headiness, though at the expense of entertainment.

The casting is much to blame as I can't imagine the director had no better choices available. Atlanta has talent and it is difficult to tell what part was lack of talent by the actors or what part was the painful micromanagement of performances by the director, but there was not a moment of honest human emotion nor sexual heat. It was as if Wood's goal was to sterilize the subject to the point of his earlier epic Highway Safety film. I could not have been more turned off by his method or the choice of seriously unattractive actors, or so he made it seem that way.

What a wasted opportunity! The man has an eye for classical beauty, but by the time he gets done with it, it might as well be a commercial for a perfume.


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