Desperate Remedies

  • 1994
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Erotic, Historical

DESPERATE REMEDIES is a furious, deliberately demented bodice-ripper from New Zealand that seems conceived exclusively for high-camp or low-character crowds. "At a distant point of empire, in a town called Hope, a ship docks bearing immigrants," read the opening titles; what follows, to the turgid strains of Berlioz, Verdi, and Strauss, is a breathless...read more