KOKOriko
Last Added
Most Watched
Last Played
Top Rated
Database
  • All: 1977
  • Watched: 91
  • Unwatched: 1886
Genre
Year
Country
Set
Studio
Watched Status: All
View: Default
Previous Page 1 / 1 Next
Filter: Actor » Polly Walker
8 ½ Women
Year: 1999
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Rating: (5.9)
Country: UK / Netherlands / Luxembourg / Germany
Runtime: 118 min.
Director: Peter Greenaway
Studio: Delux Productions
Cast: John Standing / Matthew Delamere / Vivian Wu / Annie Shizuka Inoh / Barbara Sarafian / Toni Collette / Amanda Plummer / Natacha Amal / Polly Walker / Elizabeth Berrington / Don Warrington / Claire Johnston / Kirina Mano / Manna Fujiwara / Myriam Muller
Plot:
After his wife dies, fifty-five-year-old businessman Philip Emmenthal (Sir John Standing), at the prompting of his playboy son Storey (Matthew Delamere), populates his Geneva villa with eight and a half concubines. Three are from Kyoto, Japan, where Storey manages Pachinco palaces. Each has a distinctive personality: a nun, a child bearer, a gambler, a student of Kabuki, a horsewoman with a pet pig, and a maid. Philip throws off his strait-laced and repressed attitudes, immersing himself in pleasure. After about a year, the women begin to assert their own power. Side adventures pre-figure the household's break-up, and the women depart in one way or another, one at at time. Philip's fate is in the hands of Palmira (Polly Walker), his favorite.
...
Previous Page 1 / 1 Next
Page load time: 0.01 sec. | MovieLib 2.9.1 - Created by Regss