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Autumn Born (1979)

A rich young woman is kidnapped and taken to a school of "discipline."

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Lloyd A. Simandl
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dorothy Stratten ... Tara
Ihor Procak Ihor Procak ... Philippe
Nate MacIntosh Nate MacIntosh ... Grant / Tara's uncle
Jocelyn Fournier Jocelyn Fournier ... Monica
Roberta Weiss ... Melissa
Roman Buchok Roman Buchok ... Lawyer
Dory Jackson Dory Jackson ... Victoria Morgan
Gisèle Fredette Gisèle Fredette ... Anne Rathmore
Sharon Elder Sharon Elder ... Boutique owner
Ludmila Kanevski Ludmila Kanevski
Benjamin Esteban Benjamin Esteban
Anita Durand Anita Durand ... Flower shop owner
Kim Elder Kim Elder ... Kid in boutique
Lorraine Pelletier Lorraine Pelletier
Robert Light Robert Light ... Disco patron
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A rich young woman is kidnapped and taken to a school of "discipline."

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Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1987 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Playmate Lady O. See more »

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Budget:

CAD 250,000 (estimated)
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North American Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Only For Dorothy's Fan
1 September 2005 | by vghb95aSee all my reviews

The only reason this film exist at all is that Dorothy Stratten is in it. Autumn Born has all the finesse of a 70's porn film, but without the sex scenes. Although, I did like the story, An uncle who have his niece kidnapped to brainwash her into signing her fortunes over to him. It is a interesting story, but not fully realized by the writer and by the director of this movie.

In Autumn Born, you get to see plenty of Dorothy Stratten than any other films that she is in. You get to hear her speak with her Canadian accent(she does have a very lovely voice). You get to heard her say "eh" couple of times at the start of the film. You get to see Dorothy in varies states of undress either by another or by herself a lot. What I like about this movie is that you get to see the budding of her acting talent. Now I have seen more than my shares of bad acting in low budget movies, but Dorothy's acting although rough around the edges, still have more room to grow, that is, if she was to allow to develop her skill. It is really a shame that all we get to see of Dorothy Stratten as an actress is in low rent movies like this one.


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