Mickey rourke harley davidson and the marlboro man and kim basinger batman take you on an erotic odyssey in this steamy story of a love affair that breaks every sexual taboo. A woman becomes involved with a man she barely knows. He makes the decision to fly to paris to find her, ask for her forgiveness and see if she will take him back. I went expecting erotic brinksmanship how far will its famous stars go in the name of their art.
How 9 12 weeks pushed an actress to the edge the new. Roger ebert praised the film, giving it three and a half stars out of four, stating. Kim basinger as elizabeth mcgraw mickey rourke as john gray margaret whitton as molly david margulies as harvey christine baranski as thea karen young as sue william deacutis as ted dwight weist as farnsworth roderick cook as sinclair victor truro as gallery client. Daily quotes from the 1978 memoir published by ingeborg day, as well as pictures, gifs, and quotes from the 1986 erotic film. The book deals with a love affair which crosses certain limits and moves into territory best not entered. Nine and a half weeks is a true story so unusual, so passionate, and so extreme in its psychology and sexuality that it will take your breath away elizabeth mcneill was an executive for a large corporation when she began an affair with a man she met casually. Also, where the book had a dark ending, with the heroine suffering an apparent breakdown. This script is a transcript that was painstakingly transcribed using the screenplay andor viewings of 9 12 weeks. One of the definitive works in the mickey rourke ouevre, 9 12 weeks is deliciously awful, and as such will probably endure as a camp classic for the next hundred years. Finally, the 9 1 2 weeks script is here for all you quotes spouting fans of nine and a half weeks with kim basinger and mickey rourke. Released by capitol records in 1990 containing music from 9 12 weeks 1986. Many films have tried to duplicate the eroticism of this film but cant capture its true erotic potency, such as fifty shades. Finally, the 9 12 weeks script is here for all you quotes spouting fans of nine and a half weeks with kim basinger and mickey rourke. The classic erotic memoir of an intense and haunting relationship that spawned the film.
Aug 12, 2011 open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The powerfully erotic memoir that inspired the legendary film with a forward by bestselling novelist francine prose. Released in 1986, it also tells the story of a bdsm relationship between a rich, dominant man and a vulnerable woman. Smooth, supremely confident, bordering on arrogant, financier john rourke meets and quickly sets about to seduce manhattan art dealer elizabeth basinger who first hesitates and then willingly gives. As shot, the film, from the novel of the same name by elizabeth. I have a few problems with certain scenes in the film. At the end of 9 1 2 weeks there is an argument, not for sexual liberation, but for sexual responsibility. The movie is based on the 1978 novella 9 1 2 weeks subtitled a memoir of a love affair, about a woman who becomes sexually dependent on a man who asks her to wear a blindfold and handcuffs. Nine and a half weeks by elizabeth mcneill, 1978, dutton edition, in english 1st ed. Find out where 9 12 weeks is streaming, if 9 12 weeks is on netflix, and get news and updates, on decider. Now an older and wiser man 30 years old i find it more troubling and offputting. The powerfully erotic memoir that inspired the legendary fil. Pure porn on the order of the story of o, set in new york instead of roissy.
Released by capitol records in 1990 containing music from 9 1 2 weeks 1986. Two strangers, wall street trader john mickey rourke and art gallery assistant elizabeth kim basinger, become involved in a new relationship. Weeks 1986, but instead ends up with her former friend, lea. Jan 04, 2005 nine and a half weeks is a true story so unusual, so passionate, and so extreme in its psychology and sexuality that it will take your breath away. To pilfer from the title of one of the more popular selfhelp books of the period, if days book length confessions enabled her to be o. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. Van gogh gauguin and nine turbulent weeks in arles download nine weeks after losing her leg, an air force pilot competes in the warrior games. Unlike the story of o, nine and a half weeks is not a novel or fantasy. Who was the real woman behind nine and a half weeks.
But bruises are bruises, and the pains the same whatever the language. While the original 9 1 2 weeks 1986 is in many ways a silly, pretentious film, it was nonetheless vastly influential. When 9 12 weeks came out in 1986, roger ebert called the film. The movie 9 12 weeks arrives in a shroud of mystery and scandal, already notorious as the most explicitly sexual bigbudget film since last tango in paris. Director adrian lyne fatal attraction creates the most sexualized relationship seen in years vanity fair in a lushly photographed rendition of secret. Aug 06, 2015 nine 1 2 weeks 1986 full movie hd 1080p part 1 of 8. Within a few years, thanks to vhs rentals of a recut version, lynes bomb became a kinky cult hit.
One of the definitive works in the mickey rourke ouevre, 9 1 2 weeks is deliciously awful, and as such will. Sadomasochism in this case, a masterslave routine with sexual furbelows that involve handcuffs and masseurs and hotel rooms at the chelsea has only so many kinks. There is a moment when john and elizabeth run through the midnight streets of a dangerous area of manhattan, chased by hostile people, and take refuge in a passageway where they make love in the rain. With fifty shades of grey already available on vod and just released on dvd and bluray today, i cant help but be reminded of another salacious film based off a bestselling book. We could have told her that twenty minutes into the film. Nine and a half weeks is a true story so unusual, so passionate, and so extreme in its psychology and sexuality that it will take your breath away. Several years after an intense love affair with a woman named elizabeth played by kim basinger in the original film, 9 1 2 weeks, john mickey rourke goes to paris to find that woman and attempt to recapture their passion. When the alotted 9 12 weeks are up, kim has finally come to realize that rourke has been using her. Michel rudoy elizabeth mcgraw, who works in an upscale manhattan art gallery, is. Nine 1 2 weeks synopsis favorite theater button overview. The movie 9 12 weeks arrives in a shroud of mystery and scandal, already. All in all, the first half of the last book was very well written. Find out where 9 1 2 weeks is streaming, if 9 1 2 weeks is on netflix, and get news and updates, on decider. In paris, john meets lea angie everhart, a good friend of his old love, who informs him that elizabeth has remarried.
The music, set design, cinematography, lighting, and editing, all add to brilliant performances by the actors, kim basinger and mickey rourke. I know, i know, i still need to get the cast names in there and ill be eternally tweaking it, so if you have any corrections, feel free. The true ending to this series weeks released on his website is incredibly childish. Feb 10, 2017 basinger and rourke have a lot of sex in 9 12 weeks, obviously, but its all akin to being on the dance floor, locking eyes with someone, and thinking, oh, they have the motor skills to. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated. So was miss basinger, she said, during the shooting of 9 12 weeks.
Published in 1978, it purported to be a memoir by the female protagonist, elizabeth mcneill renamed mcgraw for the film. A memoir of a love affair by elizabeth mcneill 2,575 ratings, 3. When the alotted 9 1 2 weeks are up, kim has finally come to realize that rourke has been using her. Oh, they have the motor skills to really grind and then they end up just sort of. Complications develop during their sexual escapades. At the end of 9 12 weeks there is an argument, not for sexual. With mickey rourke, kim basinger, margaret whitton, david margulies. This script is a transcript that was painstakingly transcribed using the screenplay andor viewings of 9 1 2 weeks. Feb 24, 2015 almost ten years after elizabeth left him, john mickey rourke finds himself still struggling with the aftermath of their affair, unable to recapture the passion of those days. Rankings on weekly lists reflect sales for the week ending may 16, 2020. Gavins journey through the tower and introspection as a result were excellent writing. Nine and a half weeks is a potent antidote to what passes for erotica. Based on, nine and a half weeks book by ingeborg day. This has i read this mostly so i could smugly say to people that i read the version of 50 shades of grey that was published 30 years ago and written better.920 928 261 217 977 540 1012 1234 548 1327 379 903 314 1425 842 356 1123 1574 499 1564 1249 1064 599 234 244 515 935 459 673 239 1429 77 400 1468 1133 1489 1187 481 213 720 1451 929 108 315