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Haven't you heard? It's the Summer of Sleaze. While sleazecore might be taking over the fashion world, it's hardly been a new thing when it comes to cinema. What's more sleazy than an erotic film, one that pushes the boundaries of desire and sexual taboos? These movies run the gamut from cult classics to smutty art house films. If you're going to make it sleazy, you better make it sexy. John Waters has always tested his audiences' tolerance for bad taste.
Here we go with another round of cinematic sexiness just waiting to be discovered by a larger audience. Nothing Personal is an understated film that depicts the relationship between a lonely older man and an emotionally guarded young woman. Dutch actress Lotte Verbeek, who most recently appears on the cable program The Borgias , plays the female lead. Little is actually explained about her character, who is introduced hitch-hiking across the Irish countryside. Only a small glimpse is given of her previous life. During her travels, she happens upon a secluded cottage. The owner, played by Stephen Rea , offers her food in return for performing maintenance around his home. As the movie progresses, Verbeek lets her guard down and they grow attached to each other. More than a few also assembled some of the most desirable actresses from that time. Here is a breakdown:.
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