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Mata Hari (1985)

Mata Hari is a beautiful Dutch-born dancer, working in Paris. It is August 1914 and war between France and Germany seems imminent. However, she accepts an invitation to travel to Berlin as ... See full summary »

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Mata Hari is a beautiful Dutch-born dancer, working in Paris. It is August 1914 and war between France and Germany seems imminent. However, she accepts an invitation to travel to Berlin as part of a show. On the train she meets a young German army officer but any thoughts of romance are cut short when a French agent is murdered on the train, while in her company. She is arrested in Germany but freed when the German officer intervenes. While in Germany war breaks out and she is recruited by German Intelligence to spy on France. Written by grantss

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When she danced, their secrets flowed like wine. See more »

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The genealogy of the Mata Hari character was half-Dutch and half-Javanese. Actress Sylvia Kristel playing her was actually in real-life of Dutch lineage herself having come from Holland. Kristel was born in Utrecht in the Netherlands whereas the real-life Mata Hari was born in Leeuwarden, Holland. See more »

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Version of The Sex Life of Mata Hari (1989) See more »

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Mata Hari
20 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

Ridiculous film about suppossed German spy Mata Hari who weaves a wicked spell and leaves behind broken hearts and lifeless bodies. Speaking of lifeless bodies, the film stars Sylvia Kristel as the title character.


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