If nothing else, Exit to Eden is an example of how attempting to play to every demographic will only wind up making everyone unhappy. The film is based on an Anne Rice novel about an island dedicated to sadomasochistic fantasies, but in a typical fit of cowardice, the film version is a goofy comedy about undercover cops and jewel thieves set on an island dedicated to very tame quasi-sadomasochistic fantasies. The plot revolves around an Australian photographer played by Paul Mercutio of Strictly Ballroom , in what turned out to be both his debut and swan song in American film. She looks tired and sad in her smoking hot green leather bustier, as though she realizes she got cast in a career-killer. Why even bother pretending the film is about sexual fantasies anymore?
Exit to Eden
``EXIT TO EDEN'' IS BEYOND BEING WHIPPED INTO SHAPE
Please refresh the page and retry. A woman lies on the bed dressed in a bondage outfit and black stockings, her leather ensemble barely concealed beneath a white bathrobe. L ike Fifty Shades of Grey, Exit to Eden is based on a literary bonkbuster, this one a little-known erotica by Anne Rice, now better known as a horror novelist. But the staggering gulf between the source material and what made it to the screen is vast enough to almost make you understand why EL James demanded so much control over her work when she sold the Fifty Shades movie rights. B ut Garry Marshall, who picked up the rights to the film in , sought something lighter for his adaptation. He cast Dana Delany and Paul Mercurio in the lead roles, largely keeping their characters intact from the book, but also introduced a wrap-around story in which villains played by Stuart Wilson and supermodel Iman are photographed by Elliot en route to the island, forcing them to follow after him to pocket the negatives and protect their identities. T he film is also nowhere near as transgressive as it aspires to be, ironically depicting BDSM with the same dodgy politics as Fifty Shades of Grey.
Exit to Eden presents cute, superficial sexual themes
Listen Later API. Little did Elliot know, this type of discipline would be the catalyst for a lifelong sexual fetish. To help deal with his obsession, Elliot decides to travel to a fantasy island off the coast of Mexico, appropriately named Eden, and become a human sex toy.