Body Without Soul

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

Tomatometer
Not Yet Available

TOMATOMETER

Reviews Counted: N/A

72%
liked it

Audience Score

User Ratings: 594

TOMATOMETER

N/A
All Critics | Top Critics
Average Rating: N/A
Reviews Count: 0
Fresh: 0
Rotten: 0

AUDIENCE SCORE

72%
Average Rating: 3.4/5

You may have noticed some of the recent changes we have made. To read more about what we’ve been working on behind the scenes, please check out our new RT Product Blog here.


Want to See

Add Rating
My Rating    

Movie Info

In this bleak documentary, the director and stars of a series of gay porn films talk about the sex trade in post-communist Prague. Pavel Rousek, a medical examiner, moonlights as a director of bulk teen-sex footage for export to Germany and other countries. In unflinching detail, he talks about his love of ripping apart corpses and of the porn-film scripts he carries around in his head. He also addresses the pitfalls of producing pornography, from cheapskate distributors to uncooperative performers who try to renege on their promises to engage in unprotected anal sex. Whereas Pavel speaks proudly of the manipulation and physical violence he employs to obtain the desired footage, a score or so of his actors and other boyish Czech sex workers offer a different perspective on Pavel's filmmaking techniques -- and on their careers as prostitutes. The film's title comes from one boy who declares that he is nothing but a commodity, a body for sale -- an attitude shared by many of his downcast contemporaries. At least one boy is infected with HIV, while others offer rationales for why they're not worried despite their constant engagement in unsafe sex both on camera and with clients. One of several similarly themed films from director Wiktor Grodecki, Body Without Soul follows the 1994 documentary Not Angels But Angels and precedes the 1997 feature Mandragora. ~ Brian J. Dillard, Rovi

Watch it now

Cast

Critic Reviews for Body Without Soul

There are no critic reviews yet for Body Without Soul. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Audience Reviews for Body Without Soul

There are no featured reviews for Body Without Soul at this time.

Body Without Soul Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features