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Pleasure (1994)

Emma's comfortable life is left behind when she answers a lonely hearts ad.

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Ian Sharp
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Cast

Credited cast:
Adrian Dunbar ... Gustave Coudray
Jennifer Ehle ... Emma Desneuves
Robert Austin Robert Austin ... Le Patron
Judith Paris ... La Patronne
James Larkin ... Charles Desneuves
Rosalind Knight Rosalind Knight ... Madame Desneuves
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sarah Badel Sarah Badel ... The Widow
Trevor Byfield Trevor Byfield ... Paris Hotelter
John Forgeham ... Police Chief
Sarah Franzl Sarah Franzl ... Young Widow
Mark McGann ... Detective Jimenez
Michael McGinn Michael McGinn ... Terrorist
Beth Porter Beth Porter ... Amber
Bryan Pringle ... Flaubert
Mireille Rivat Mireille Rivat ... Tart
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Emma's comfortable life is left behind when she answers a lonely hearts ad.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 1994 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Alan Bleasdale Presents Pleasure See more »

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Jab Films See more »
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Pleasure-Adrian Dunbar-Jennifer Ehle
30 August 2011 | by colin-ward-2See all my reviews

When I saw this little gem of a movie, I was sure it would feature in all the actors' CVs from then on. To the contrary, it has not been heard of since. I felt this film deserves a gold star for being British and being a refreshing change from the drab awful stuff we have from the USA. The script was 1st class, the idea superb and the acting without fault. My compliments to the two stars and the writers. The fairground scenes were romantic and soulful, the scene where Adrian Dunbar loses his plastic ducks down the drain and ferrets for them under the sidewalk was hilarious. There is hilarity, dark humour, pathos and raw tummy chuckling humour in exactly the right mixture. A gateaux of a film - Enjoy. My view is that all the best stuff (Four Weddings and a Funeral is an example) comes from the UK and Europe. This is a cracker and should be available on DVD. Regards to all - CW


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