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The Little Death (2010)

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An erotic thriller from the director of Psychopathia Sexualis, THE LITTLE DEATH offers a peek into the seedy boudoirs of a Victorian-era brothel, where a strong-willed reformer (Courtney ... See full summary »

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Ardiane
Jerilynn Bedingfield ...
Buttercup
Bruce Bennett ...
Pianist
Claire Christie ...
Selysette
Claire Christie ...
Selysette
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Rose (as Zoë Cooper)
Sacha A. Dzuba ...
Brothel Patron #2
Sarah Falls ...
Heather
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Cyril
Michael Hickey ...
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Sandra L. Hughes ...
Mother Adele
J.C. Long ...
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Amanda Nixon ...
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An erotic thriller from the director of Psychopathia Sexualis, THE LITTLE DEATH offers a peek into the seedy boudoirs of a Victorian-era brothel, where a strong-willed reformer (Courtney Patterson) and a corrupter of innocence battle over the fate of a young woman (Christie Vozniak) who seems to be held there in sexual captivity. While the owner attempts to mesmerize and seduce the would-be rescuer, a meek student (Clifton Guterman) wanders into the house and becomes a tragic pawn in the psychological game of cat-and-mouse that is rapidly unfolding. Based on the play Death and Devil by Frank Wedekind (Spring Awakening), integrated with Anton Chekhov's short story "A Nervous Breakdown," THE LITTLE DEATH provides a thoughtful examination of the immorality of prostitution - but then savagely dashes all preconceived notions of "good vs. evil" in a climax that is as violent as it is unexpected.

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