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Preaching to the Perverted (1997)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 7 August 1998 (USA)
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Minister on a moral crusade employs young computer whizzkid Peter to infiltrate the London S&M scene. Peter has to gather evidence of physical "assaults" in order for the Minister to ... See full summary »

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Henry Harding MP
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Miss Wilderspin
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Minister on a moral crusade employs young computer whizzkid Peter to infiltrate the London S&M scene. Peter has to gather evidence of physical "assaults" in order for the Minister to prosecute and shut the scene down. But Peter gets unwittingly drawn into it and falls for the Mistress Tanya Cheex. Written by Gareth Watkins <limey73@yahoo.com>

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A film about lust, law and latex.

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Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Clube do Fetiche  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The last film to be banned in Ireland in the twentieth century. Also banned in the Philippines for promoting "lesbianism and other immoral acts." See more »

Goofs

Miss Wilderspin says to Peter, "I see you attended Christ College. Oxford, or Cambridge?" There is no 'Christ College' at Oxford or Cambridge, though there is a Christ's College at Cambridge and Christ Church at Oxford. From other remarks made by Miss Wilderspin we are led to understand she is familiar with Oxford and Cambridge and very possibly went to one of the universities herself. So it is unlikely to be a mistake made by the character. See more »

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Eugenie: On your knees, Louise!
[before Louise is whipped]
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At the end of the credits is the line "The Producers wish to point out that no animals were improperly treated during the making of this motion picture; however, all the submissives were." See more »

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Featured in Hagan Reviews: Preaching to the Perverted (2012) See more »

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Atom Bomb
(Atomix 4)
Performed by Fluke
Written and Produced by Fluke
Published by Six of One/CC
(p) 1996 Circa Records Limited
Licensed by courtesy of Circa Records Ltd/Six of One/CC
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Very Profound
22 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

A lot of people can't see beyond the SMBD of this film, but if you're able to get past that you can see the real message of the film. I was blown away after watching it. It's very beautiful and stunning, especially using pink to mark everyone who has a perverted life, public or no. The message of this film is that strange and "normal" can share a common bond. The hardcore Christian gets sucked into the SMBD world and the dominatrix... well, you have to see the movie to understand. I won't tell. Needless to say, look beyond the superficial implications of this film and root for the deeper meaning. It is one of the best films I have seen since I can relate to both Peter and The Mistress. If you can't stomach SMBD don't watch it. If you do watch it, I urge you once again: look beyond the superficial implications and find the real meaning of the film. You will be shocked with what you find.


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