Crimes of passion

United States, 1984

Film
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Kathleen Turner leads a double life in this film by Ken Russell. By day she is Joanna, a sportswear designer, but by night she transforms herself to China-Blue, a hooker servicing a variety of sexual fantasies. Among her regular clients is a sinister preacher (Anthony Perkins) who carries his obsession with China-Blue to a chilling extreme.

Credits

director

Ken Russell

co-producer

Donald P. Borchers

Barry Sandler

production company

New World Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:41:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37566

Audience classification

R (18+)

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Prostitutes

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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