Fanny Hill (2007)

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Orphaned by smallpox, young Lancashire country lady Fanny Hill cheerfully accepts her friend Esther Davies's offer to join the London 'working girls' with Mrs. Brown, a madam who recruits ... See full summary »

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 Fanny Hill (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Mrs. Brown (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Mr. H (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Esther Davies (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Emma (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Mrs. Cole (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Charles Standing (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Mr. Croft (2 episodes, 2007)
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Orphaned by smallpox, young Lancashire country lady Fanny Hill cheerfully accepts her friend Esther Davies's offer to join the London 'working girls' with Mrs. Brown, a madam who recruits her as charmingly fresh enough to wait, in-living, on gentlemen. The first night, her room- and bed-mate Phoebe starts her sexual 'education', next she revels in being fitted her first-ever fancy frock. Her first 'client', Mr. Crofts, is neither naive nor attractive, rather a paying old rapist who isn't satisfied. Then the party scene, where men are younger and more charming. Handsome merchant's son Charles Standing declares love at first sight and offers to take Fanny away. After a few heavenly days of young love, they intend to demands Sir's blessing for their marriage, but as the ogre actually was her unsatisfied customer, Charles is made to choose between her and his future and leaves for colonial India. Being destitute, Fanny accepts becoming the kept woman of Mr. H., an earl's wealthy brother, ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Although the word "fanny" is nowadays widely used as British slang for the female genitals, and has been since the 19th century, this connotation was unknown at the time when John Cleland wrote his novel. Consequently, lines such as Mrs Coles's "Be gentle with my little Fanny, sir" would not have been seen as double-entendres. See more »

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When Mr. Norbert dies at climax after making love to Fanny, he collapses on top of her, falling toward her left side. But in the next shot while she is calling for help, he is collapsed on her right. See more »

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[Mrs Bond has introduced Fanny to Mr Harding and his son as a sweet and innocent virgin]
Mr. Harding: That young girl look perfect. And I'm sure she knows... what goes with what.
Mrs. Coles: But they are both so bashful. I hardly know how they will manage. Perhaps if you or I or both of us were to stay here with them and give them a little *help* and guidance as to what goes where. Fanny is *such* an innocent.
Mr. Harding: [smirking] Well the notion does have a certain... piquancy. But I think we can safely let nature take its course.
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Enjoyable adaptation
16 February 2009 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

I've seen a 1983 British version of "Fanny Hill," which was enjoyable in a slap and tickle sort of way. This recent opus is probably a more "serious" treatment, with much less explicit sex than the 1980s film. The young woman playing Fanny here was very attractive, and this adaptation does, I believe, stick to the novel's premise in that Fanny does not make any real apologies for her past. It was circumstances that got her into prostitution, but she basically chose to stay there until it was possible for her to leave it. The film does comment on the double-standard of that era (and ours still) in that Mr. H. finds what Fanny does to be dishonest while willingly entering brothels himself. Yet some of the males, especially that terminally-ill young man who wants to pass his last days with Fanny and her co-workers, are sympathetic. Anyway, the costumes were good, period atmosphere authentic, and leading actress lovely (including brief nudity)and entertaining.


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