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Psychopathia Sexualis

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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 two corseted ...
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Overview

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 two corseted prostitutes in making his wildest dreams come true, and a lesbian who finds her sexual urges too powerful to resist when hired to tutor a sexually adventurous female student, the controversial case-studies that stunned Victorian England in the early years of the 1900s are recreated for the camera almost a century later to show just how little has changed in the realm of human sexuality.
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Special Features

30 minutes of deleted scenes; Cast & crew interviews, with behind-the-scenes footage; Theatrical trailers; Judgement and Rapture, two short films by Bret Wood; Historical data on Krafft-Ebing; Screenplay excerpts; Photo gallery; 5.1 stereo surround; Enhanced for 16x9 TVs
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/9/2007
  • UPC: 738329050320
  • Original Release: 2005
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kino Video
  • Presentation: Director's Cut / Wide Screen / Uncensored
  • Time: 1:38:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 92,111

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jane Bass Mother
Bryan Davis Dr. Goudron
Veronika Duerr Annabel Lindstrom
Sandra L. Hughes Madame
Ted Manson Richard von Krafft-Ebing
Daniel May J.H./Jonathan
Rob Nixon Caglios, the Puppeteer
Lisa Paulsen Lydia
Daniel Pettrow Xavier
Rachel Sorsa Veteran Prostitute
Tracy Martin Beleagured Prostitute
Technical Credits
Bret Wood Director, Editor, Production Designer, Screenwriter
Bruce Bennett Sound/Sound Designer
David Bruckner Cinematographer
Tracy Martin Producer
Paul Mercer Score Composer
Patrick Parker Associate Producer
Sean Patton Costumes/Costume Designer
Gayle Sanders Asst. Director
Craig Tollis Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Psychopathia Sexualis [Unrated Director's Cut]
1. Prologue (Case No. 48 - Sadism in Woman) [2:14]
2. Opening Titles [2:10]
3. Introduction (Case No. 18 - Vacher, Fourquet) [3:45]
4. Manifestations (Case No. 31 - Sadism; Injury to Women) [2:51]
5. The Beleaguered Prostitute (Sadism) [4:47]
6. Masochism (Case No. 59 - Passive Flagellation) [8:52]
7. Antoinette (Continvation) [3:11]
8. The Apache Dance (Case No. 99 - Fetichism; 169 - Antipathic Sexual Instinct) [6:31]
9. Methods of Treatment (Clinical Therapy of J.H.; Xavier) [5:01]
10. J.H.'s Rehabilitation (Under the Guidance of Dr. Govdron) [6:44]
11. A Patient's Progress (J.H. and Xavier Exhibit Notable Improvement) [3:11]
12. Divertissement (The Faery Tale of Madame H.) [3:26]
13. Shadow Play (Case No. 23 - Sadism; Mutilation of Corpses) [4:52]
14. The Baron's Offer (And the Price Paid) [4:33]
15. Motherhood (Climacteric Melancholia; Hysteria) [8:11]
16. Desire (Male; Female Variants) [1:52]
17. The Governess (Case 155; 158 - Congenital Sexual Inversion) [8:51]
18. Codes of Behavior (Efforts to Seduce; Lesbianism) [3:12]
19. Declaration of Love (The Weaknesses of Human Nature) [6:17]
20. Epilogue (Case No. 170 - Xavier; Complete Rehabilitation) [7:51]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Psychopathia Sexualis [Unrated Director's Cut]
   Play Film
   Audio Setup
      2.0 Standard Stereo
      5.1 Stereo Surround
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Deleted Scenes
         Vacher and Fourquet
         The Beleaguered Prostitute
         The Newlyweds
            The Ripper
            The Nightcap
            The Hair-Monger
            Play All
         The Duchess
         J.H. at the Asylum
         A Mother's Nightmare
         Female Desire
         The Second Interview
         Lydia's Epitaph
      Theatrical Trailers
         Theatrical Trailer
         Alternate Trailer
      Production Interviews
         Bret Wood (Writer/Director)
         Tracy Martin (Producer)
         David Bruckner (Director of Photog.)
         Lisa Paulsen (Actress: Lydia)
         Bryan Davis (Actor: Goudron)
         Paul Mercer (Composer)
      About Krafft-Ebing
         Biographical Sketch
         Guide to the Case Histories
            Case 48: Sadism (i) Sadism in Woman - Read Excerpt
            Case 31: Sadism (c) Injury to Women (Stabbing, Flagellation, Etc.) - Read Excerpt
            Sadism (b) Mutilation of Corpses - Read Excerpt
            Case 33: Sadism (d) Defilement of Women, Sadism (c) Injury to Women - Read Excerpt
            Case 99: Fetichism - Read Excerpt
            Case 170: Antipathic Sexual Instinct - Read Excerpt
         About the Book
      Photo Gallery
      Shadow Puppetry
         Behind the Scenes
         Isolated Puppetry Sequence
      Script Excerpts
         The Samaritan
         Religious Fervor
         The Foot Fetishist
      Short Films
         Judgement (2005, 8 Min.)
         Rapture (2006, 7 Min.)
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