Psychopathia Sexualis (2006)

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The sexually salacious cases originally presented in Richard von Krafft-Ebing's notorious, turn-of-the-century medical text come to the screen in a complicated collection of erotic stories strung together by the curious tale of a manipulative doctor who may not always have his patient's best interests in mind. From the story of a sexually repressed man who develops a troubling taste for human blood to the tale of a homosexual seeking to "cure" his condition, a masochist who enlists the aid of … More

Rating: R (adult situations)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Bret Wood
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 9, 2007
Runtime:
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Cast


as Mother

as Dr. Goudron

as Annabel Lindstrom

as Richard von Krafft-E...

as J.H./Jonathan

as Caglios the Puppetee...

as Veteran Prostitute

as Beleagured Prostitue
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Critic Reviews for Psychopathia Sexualis

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (9)

It's a mildly enjoyable romp.

Full Review… | August 17, 2006
L.A. Weekly
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Lugubrious to the extreme of unintended comedy, the movie suggests a regional dinner theater production of a late- ' 80s Peter Greenaway film.

Full Review… | July 14, 2006
Boston Globe
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Psychopathia Sexualis seems both plodding and snickering in its almost comically tepid rendering of masochism, homosexuality,

Full Review… | June 9, 2006
Variety
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Psychopathia Sexualis isn't sexy enough to be soft porn. Neither will it cause an excess of cerebral stimulation.

Full Review… | June 9, 2006
Seattle Times
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What Woods achieves in his arch, velvet-cushioned vignettes is a sense of the subjects being reduced to symptom and diagnosis.

Full Review… | June 9, 2006
Newsday
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Not even necrophilia and the imaginative deployment of leeches can relieve this exercise in unrelenting dullness.

June 8, 2006
New York Times
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