Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

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Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! ★★½ Atame! 1990 (NC17)

A young psychiatric patient kidnaps a former porno actress he has always had a crush on, and holds her captive, certain that he can convince her to love him. Black comedy features a fine cast and is well directed. At least one fairly explicit sex scene and the bondage theme caused the film to be Xrated, although it was originally released unrated by the distributor. In Spanish with English subtitles. 105m/C VHS, DVD . SP Victoria Abril, Antonio Banderas, Loles Leon, Francesco Rabal, Julieta Serrano, Maria Barranco, Rossy de Palma; D: Pedro Almodovar; W: Pedro Almodovar; C: Jose Luis Alcaine; M: Ennio Morricone.