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Alvin Purple (1973)

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Release Date: Dec 13, 1973 Wide

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Release Date: Dec 13, 1973 Wide

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Average Rating: 2.6/5
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A hilarious sex romp about Alvin, an ordinary guy who works in a waterbed store in Australia. Remarkably, he is always pursued by over-sexed women, which constantly gets him into hot water. The film that created a market for Australian films worldwide. ~ Rovi

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Drama, Comedy

Alan Hopgood

Warner Bros. Pictures

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This early 1970s Australian film is a classic tale of sex and alienation and first real sex. Alvin Purple is not a good looking man, in fact you could say that he is pretty ugly. Nor is he funny or a man of great character in any sense. But somehow, for reasons unknown, he is irresistible to women. He attracts women wherever he goes: on the bus, in the park, even just walking down the street.
The film contains a significant amount of sex and could be classified as a soft porn movie, but the sex is not for erotic purposes, but for comedic purpose as I cannot stop laughing as this awkward man who seems to know nothing about women has sex more times in a week than most people do in a lifetime.
I remembered the locations of Melbourne area that has changed from 1973 to the present which are familiar to me.
November 29, 2009
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