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Time Out says

Schroeder's classic of underground love sits well alongside the masochistic undertones of Last Tango in Paris. Ogier is the professional maîtresse (or dominatrix) who conducts a straight romance with Depardieu at ground level, but has a dungeon below stairs where she entertains her compliant clients. The trick, of course, is that overground comes to mirror underground, but the whole thing is lent more than a little frisson from the knowledge that some of those clients were real. A wickedly funny fable on the more demanding side of love. CPea.
Written by CPea

Release Details

  • Duration:112 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Barbet Schroeder
  • Screenwriter:Barbet Schroeder, Paul Voujargol
  • Cast:
    • Roland Bertin
    • Bulle Ogier
    • Holger Löwenadler
    • Nathalie Kéryan
    • Tony Taffin
    • Gérard Depardieu
    • André Rouyer
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