Crimes of Passion Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, John Laughlin, Annie Potts

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CRIMES OF PASSION is a movie directed by Ken Russell in 1984.

Kathleen Turner is Joanna Crane, a workaholic employee, at day and the hooker China Blue at night. She has chosen this double life after having left by her husband. John Laughlin, a small businessman, has been hired by Turner's boss to spy on her. Laughlin, unhappy in his marriage, discovers Turner's real night life and falls in love with her. But Anthony Perkins, an insane clergyman, wants to save China Blue by all possible means.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   main character serviced by a prostitute    -   really kinky sex! Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   prostitute Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   prostitute/concubine Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   licking    -   use of artificial tools    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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