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Venus in Furs (1967)

Unrated | | Drama | 12 July 1967 (USA)
Obsessed with the novel, a meek shoe salesman gets lost during a weekend retreat within the surreal world of Marna's country mansion.

Director:

Joseph Marzano

Writers:

Barbara Ellen (screenplay) (as Elinore), Joseph Marzano (screenplay) (as J. Marzano) | 1 more credit »
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Barbara Ellen Barbara Ellen ... Marina (as Elinore)
Shep Wild Shep Wild ... David
Yolanda Signorelli Yolanda Signorelli ... Lorilie (as Stephanie Smythe)
Janet Banzet Janet Banzet ... Woman on Subway (as Pat Barnett)
Bhob Stewart Bhob Stewart ... Screaming Fetishist (as Bob Stewart)
Bella Donna Bella Donna ... Woman with Muscleman (as Lisa Love)
Ava Martin Ava Martin
Bob James Bob James ... (as Robert James)
Joseph Marzano Joseph Marzano ... Guy on Bed
Gresham Law Gresham Law
Mary James Mary James
Sheila Fern Sheila Fern
Rene Spencer Rene Spencer
Al Campa Al Campa
Michael Norel Michael Norel
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Obsessed with the novel, a meek shoe salesman gets lost during a weekend retreat within the surreal world of Marna's country mansion.

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Venus... goddess of pleasure in a citadel of sin.

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appalling sense of pace
17 January 2007 | by christopher-underwoodSee all my reviews

As if the original story is not strange enough, here we have it told, in part realistically, with a grown man hit in the face with a ping pong bat and part as some fetishist, surrealist exercise with shades of Andy Warhol.

As if the director has not given himself enough problems he then compounds the situation with an appalling sense of pace.

It is a shame because this passionate piece has marvellous images, dreamlike episodes, some sexiness and then, regrettably long stretches when one's eyes begin to glaze over.

Certainly bizarre and worth a view but, well you have been warned!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 1967 (USA) See more »

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$8,500 (estimated)
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