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A landmark erotic drama and among Academy Award winning director Bernado Bertolucci''s masterworks. Screen icon Marlon Brando plays a businessman who pursues a steamy affair with a young Parisian woman, played by Maria Schneider, on the grounds that it remains strictly sexual. While, for Brando, the affair is a means to forget his grief over his dead wife, for Schneider, it''s a complication that sends her turbulent relationship with her fiancé, played by Jean-Pierre Léaud, into a tailspin. An intelligent, visually rapturous exploration of how sexual obsession can be a dangerous drug with powerhouse performances from its leads.
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|MPAA Ratings:||NC-17||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||1972||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Color (Technicolor)||Distributions Co:|
|Sound:||Mono||Production Co:||.....Production Company, Artistes Associes .....Production Company, United Artists Films .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor|