R | | Adventure, Drama
In medieval Europe, a young girl from a noble family is obsessed with her captors-commoners.
One of numerous theatrical feature film collaborations of Dutch actor Rutger Hauer and Dutch director Paul Verhoeven. These included Spetters (1980), Turkish Delight (1973), Katie Tippel (1975), and Soldier of Orange (1977).
Will you show me how it's done? Then I'll know how to go about it.
Kathleen: Right here?
Agnes: No. Behind the bushes.
Kathleen: I don't feel like doing it right now.
Agnes: I insist you feel like it right now. You're my maid. You'll do as I say.
The terms "scientist" and "science" were not coined until the late 19th century. At best Steven would have called himself a "natural philosopher".
UK cinema and video versions were cut by 38 secs by the BBFC with edits to the rape of Agnes. The cuts were waived for the 2005 MGM DVD.
$100,000 (USA) (1 September 1985)
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