Tropic of Cancer (1970)
Average Rating: 6.3/10
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Release Date: Feb 27, 1970 Wide
Average Rating: 2.5/5
User Ratings: 62
Three years after cinematizing James Joyce's long-censored Ulysses, Joseph Strick mounted an adaptation of another racy literary work -- Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer. Rip Torn plays Miller, an American expatriate author living -- and loving -- in 1920s Paris. The much-vaunted sex scenes were hot enough in 1970 to earn the film an X-rating, and an NC-17 when the film was re-rated in 1992. Ellen Burstyn (then billed as Ellen MacRae) has a few effective scenes as Miller's long-suffering wife,
Feb 27, 1970 Wide
Sep 29, 1993
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