overview : A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France into a sexual frenzy, until a fiercely conservative doctor tries to put an end to the fun.
Release Date : Nov 22, 2000
Runtime : 2h 4m
Genre : Drama
Companies : Charenton Productions, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Industry Entertainment, Walrus & Associates, Hollywood Partners
Countries : Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
Keywords : paris, france, asylum, french revolution, french, smuggling, based on play or musical, maid, marquis de sade, 19th century