A bizarre film, a dark gem of religious symbolism, as told by a non-linear narrative.
Desires (German: Das Letzte Rezept) is a 1952 German drama film directed by Rolf Hansen. It was entered into the 1952 Cannes Film Festival.
Two stories expose the ways in which medicine, law and religion shape discourses of the gendered body: Martina’s, who lived in Colombia in the 19th century and was prosecuted for being a hermaphrodite, and Nour’s, who lived in Beirut during the Ottoman Empire and was forced to marry to her female lover’s brother.
Samantha Stewart is a successful public defender whose life gets turned upside-down one night when a prostitute named Vicki gets thrown out of a limo at Samantha's feet. Vicki slips a brooch into Sam's hand before disappering, then turns up the next day, dead. Sam soon finds herself the target of an international conspiracy who will stop at nothing to get back the brooch and silence Sam for good. To get to the bottom of the mystery (as well as to save her own skin), Sam makes the natural decision to disguise herself as a prostitute, but will it be enough?
A young driver is found dead in his car with telltale puncture wounds on his neck, and a shrewd reporter Jill Conner (Beverly Lynne) believes the death was the result of foul play. Jill's research into the murder leads her to a private club that specializes in fulfilling sexual desires. Though tempted to take advantage of this juicy opportunity, Jill has to make sure she doesn't end up as another victim of a dangerous underworld.
Cori, is the beautiful, lusty wife of a successful business executive, insurance representative Scott, a fit, handsome fellow himself. Her lust is initially confined to hubby, but Scott is also quite mindful of his career responsibilities, while Cori hungers for more attention than Scott is inclined (or able?) to offer.
Alicia Royale is a fashion mogul who decides to have a large pajama themed party as a promotion for her new line of clothing...
A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
A tomb raider reawakens an ancient female mummy who can only stay alive and grow in power by having sex.
Darian Caine moves from the big city to the quiet of the country. With her boyfriend out of the way and a house full of gorgeous, female house mates she is free to unleash her deepest lesbian desires.
Imprisoned for the brutal murder of her unfaithful boyfriend and his lover, Cassandra has engineered her escape and is now on the run having taken on a nurses identity. Arriving at a desolate country estate, Ravencrest, it at first appears to be a stud farm. However, Cassandra soon relaises that the stud farm is a front for an international kidnapping cartel whose illicit business is the smuggling of beautiful young women into the United States, where they are trained and turned into sex slaves!
Dr. Karin Clemmons specializes in group therapy and subdues patients Tania and Justin to help them realize their fantasies. Each session heats up and soon Karin can’t help but join in the fun
"Illicit Desires" peeks behind the curtain into the world of an adult toy manufacturer (played by Valerie Baber). And what a world it is! Greed and betrayal run wild in the corporate world of sensual oddities as a new, young, office intern (the legendary August Ames) sets her sights on moving right to the top. What she's willing to do to get where she wants to be will absolutely kill you. It also helps if you're a psychopathic murderess.
A story of an young girl who tries to escape from memories of the past and while doing so she alienates herself from her family. Since she was a little girl, Clarissa has always wanted to get out of the slums that she lives in. She has always been close to her rich god-mother Monina Gardamonte and to Monina's daughter, Therese. Too close in fact that she confides to her god-mother more than to her own mother, Naty and her elder sister, Nancy. Because of her closeness to her god-mother, Clarissa tasted the high life and has always wanted to be a part of it. When she grew up, she became more determined to be a part of high society, and Clarissa takes every opportunity at all cost to achieve her desires.
On her honeymoon, Yūki discovers that her new husband Tarō is not inspired to perform sexually in bed, but prefers the restroom.
Zeb finds a doll and a ring in a garbage can. Then, he sees Ann going to work with her friend Babs. He thinks she looks like the doll. When he gets home, he caresses the doll... Ann feels it! When Zeb finds out about Ann's fiance Tom, he really gets mad, burns the doll, and beats it up, which makes Ann think she's losing her mind.
Three teenage girls decide to visit a romantic island and find love. They get shipwrecked and end up on different sides of the island. Each girl begins her own romantic adventure either with a man, a boy or even another girl.
Akiko is the heiress of a lumber business family that spans many generations. She married Hiroshi, a company man, and was leading a plain and happy life. But dark clouds overcast Akiko’s happy life when Hiroshi starts an affair with Michiyo, an underclassman from the school Akiko attended. Then Shinji, who used to work in the family lumber business, enters her life the turmoil of men-women relationships becomes tempestuous.
A particularly vicious serial killer is stalking the Norfolk coast in the vicinity of the Larksoken nuclear power station. The press have branded him 'The Whistler' because witnesses have heard a hymn being whistled in the vicinity of the murders. His trademark is the letter 'L' carved on the forehead of his victims. L for Larksoken? At first, his victims seem to be chosen entirely at random - women in the wrong place at the wrong time - but then two women employed at the nuclear power station are murdered in quick succession...
Intimate access to the emotional scars of those who have suffered as victims of extreme obsession.