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Mascara (1987)

A respected police commissioner has a reputation as a fervent opera lover, but by night he also enjoys plunging into the transvestite scene. In addition, he harbors a longing for his very ... See full summary »

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Patrick Conrad
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Rampling ... Gaby Hart
Michael Sarrazin ... Bert Sanders
Derek de Lint ... Chris Brine
Jappe Claes Jappe Claes ... Colonel March
Herbert Flack ... David Hyde
Harry Cleven Harry Cleven ... PC
Serge-Henri Valcke ... Harry Wellman
Romy Haag ... Lana
Eva Robins ... Pepper
John Van Dreelen ... Minister Weinberger
Norma Christine Deumner Norma Christine Deumner ... Salome
Pascale Jean-Louis Pascale Jean-Louis ... Divine
Alexandra Vandernoot ... Euridice
Mark Verstraete Mark Verstraete ... Police Officer
Hugo Van Den Berghe Hugo Van Den Berghe ... Policeman
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A respected police commissioner has a reputation as a fervent opera lover, but by night he also enjoys plunging into the transvestite scene. In addition, he harbors a longing for his very own sister. When he learns that his wife has been murdered, he tries to implicate the set-designer who has designs on his sister. Written by Hannelore Goossens

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Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Belgium | Netherlands | France

Language:

Dutch | English

Release Date:

7 May 1987 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Make-up for Murder See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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French certificate: -13. See more »

Soundtracks

Help Me Make It Through The Night
Written by Kris Kristofferson
Performed by Romy Haag and van Holme & Dolory
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Something a little strange but very nice "Well worth watching"
29 March 2006 | by pp-64See all my reviews

I was given some old videos and this Mascara was with them, i just put It on and really enjoyed the whole Drag and Transvestite theme, with The Lovely Eva Robin's as Peppa.... watch and enjoy something a little Different from the normal every day films.

I didn't expect to see such good actors as Michael Sarrazin and Charlotte Rampling in a movie of this theme but they play the parts very well and convincingly.

For me Eva Robin's portrayal of Peppa was touching and I felt great sorrow for the character and found her strangely intriguing.

Murder mystery and a Love story with a different theme what more could you ask for?

I would say give it a chance and you will enjoy, but if you don't like the drag and transvestite theme then steer well away.


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