8 1/2 Women Poster

Release Date: May 26th, 2000

DVD Release Date: October 10th, 2000

R|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
After his wife dies, 55-year-old businessman Philip Emmenthal, at the prompting of his playboy son Storey, populates his Geneva villa with eight and a half concubines. Three are from Kyoto, where Storey manages Pachinco palaces. Each has a distinctive personality: a nun, a child bearer, a gambler, a student of Kabuki, a horsewoman with a pet pig, a maid. After about a year, the women begin to assert their own power.

Cast: John Standing, Matthew Delamere, Vivian Wu, Shizuka Inoh, Barbara Sarafian, Kirina Mano, Toni Collette, Amanda Plummer

Director: Peter Greenaway

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Woodline Productions, Movie Masters, Delux Productions, Continental Films

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