Immoral Tales

(1973)

Overview

Four erotic tales from in various historical eras. The first, 'The Tide', is set in the present day, and concerns a student and his young female cousin stranded on the beach by the tide, secluded from prying eyes. 'Therese Philosophe' is set in the nineteenth century, and concerns a girl being locked in her bedroom, where she contemplates the erotic potential of the objects contained within it. 'Erzsebet Bathory' is a portrait of the sixteenth-century countess who allegedly bathed in the blood of virgins, while 'Lucrezia Borgia' concerns an incestuous fifteenth-century orgy involving Lucrezia, her brother, and her father the Pope.

  1. Walerian Borowczyk

    Director, Screenplay

  2. André Pieyre de Mandiargues

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Lise Danvers

    Julie

  2. Fabrice Luchini

    Fabrice Luchini

    André

  3. Charlotte Alexandra

    Charlotte Alexandra

    Thérèse

  4. Paloma Picasso

    Paloma Picasso

    Elisabeth Bathory

  5. Pascale Christophe

    Istvan

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Immoral Tales
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Facts

Original Title Contes immoraux

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 9, 1976
    NC-17
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    These films contain excessive graphic violence, intense or explicit sex, depraved, abhorrent behavior, explicit drug abuse, strong language, explicit nudity, or any other elements which, at present, most parents would consider too strong and therefore off-limits for viewing by their children and teens. NC-17 does not necessarily mean obscene or pornographic in the oft-accepted or legal meaning of those words.

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 43m

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