Desperate Remedies


1h 33m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Set in the mythical seaport of Hope sometime during the 19th century, a beautiful merchant hires a handsome but penniless immigrant to seduce her opium-addicted sister away from her sinister paramour.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
Electric Pictures/Contemporary Films Ltd; MIRAMAX; Meteor Film Productions; Paramount Home Media

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Set in the mythical seaport of Hope sometime during the 19th century, a beautiful merchant hires a handsome but penniless immigrant to seduce her opium-addicted sister away from her sinister paramour.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
Electric Pictures/Contemporary Films Ltd; MIRAMAX; Meteor Film Productions; Paramount Home Media

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States April 1994

Released in United States February 1994

Released in United States January 1994

Released in United States July 1994

Released in United States June 1994

Released in United States March 1994

Released in United States May 1993

Released in United States May 1994

Released in United States November 1994

Released in United States October 1994

Released in United States on Video June 18, 1996

Released in United States Summer May 22, 1994

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 24 - March 4, 1994.

Shown at Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival September 30 - October 13, 1994.

Shown at Calcutta International Film Festival January 10-20, 1994.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) May 13-24, 1993.

Shown at Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival November 11-20, 1994.

Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival April 7-17, 1994.

Shown at International Gay & Lesbian Pride Film Festival in Tampa, Florida September 30 - October 9, 1994.

Shown at Los Angeles International Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival July 7-17, 1994.

Shown at Miami Film Festival February 3-14, 1994.

Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival May 12-22, 1994.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 6-16, 1994.

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival September 30 - October 13, 1994.)

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at International Gay & Lesbian Pride Film Festival in Tampa, Florida September 30 - October 9, 1994.)

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 26 - February 6, 1994.)

Released in United States January 1994 (Shown at Calcutta International Film Festival January 10-20, 1994.)

Shown at Reel Affirmations 4 in Washington, DC October 13-23, 1994.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 26 - February 6, 1994.

Shown at San Francisco International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (closing night) June 9-19, 1994.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 4-13, 1994.

Shown at Turin International Festival of Lesbian & Gay Cinema April 13-19, 1994.

Shown at USA Film Festival in Dallas April 21-28, 1994.

Feature directorial debut for filmmakers Stewart Main and Peter Wells.

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 24 - March 4, 1994.)

Released in United States January 1994 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 6-16, 1994.)

Released in United States February 1994 (Shown at Miami Film Festival February 3-14, 1994.)

Released in United States March 1994 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 4-13, 1994.)

Released in United States April 1994 (Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival April 7-17, 1994.)

Released in United States April 1994 (Shown at Turin International Festival of Lesbian & Gay Cinema April 13-19, 1994.)

Released in United States April 1994 (Shown at USA Film Festival in Dallas April 21-28, 1994.)

Released in United States May 1993 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) May 13-24, 1993.)

Released in United States May 1994 (Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival May 12-22, 1994.)

Released in United States Summer May 22, 1994

Released in United States June 1994 (Shown at San Francisco International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (closing night) June 9-19, 1994.)

Released in United States on Video June 18, 1996

Released in United States July 1994 (Shown at Los Angeles International Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival July 7-17, 1994.)

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Reel Affirmations 4 in Washington, DC October 13-23, 1994.)

Released in United States November 1994 (Shown at Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival November 11-20, 1994.)