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Bitter Moon

Bitter Moon ★★ 1992 (R)

Polanski effort looks promising, but ultimately disappoints. Bored British couple (Grant and Scott Thomas) meet up with sexual deviants (Coyote and Seigner, aka Mrs. Polanski) on a cruise and learn that passion and cruelty often share the same path to destruction. Masquerades as high class art, but whenever substance is lacking expect a silly, kinky sex scene. Needless to say, there isn't much substance, so erotic mischief abounds. Scott Thomas manages to hold her own, but Coyote is almost embarrassingly over the top. Based on the Pascal Bruckner novel “Lunes de Fiel.” 139m/C VHS, DVD . Peter Coyote, Emmanuelle Seigner, Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Stockard Channing, Victor Banerjee, Sophie Patel; D: Roman Polanski; W: Roman Polanski, Gerard Brach, John Brownjohn; C: Tonino Delli Colli; M: Vangelis.

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