R | | Drama, Thriller
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
There is a photo of the rear of the fake house movie set that was built for the Burney's house on the internet that clearly shows it is not a real house, but a facade. This view, of course, is not ever shown in the movie for obvious reasons. But on the 2009 DVD cover, the house that is shown is the rear facade picture that shows the house is fake.
One thing we can't forget is Treplev hasn't seen Nina in two years, so when he gets her in the room, he wants her to stay. Know what I mean? Nina, I cursed you. I hated you. I tore up all your letters and photographs, but every minute I was ...
As Laura is putting on her disguise to escape the beach house, she clearly cuts off a large length of her hair to above her shoulders. But when she arrives in Iowa, her hair is considerably longer.
To receive a 15 rating for UK cinema in 1991, the BBFC removed a minute of footage from the opening sex scene, which brought the film in line with the US theatrical version. This same cut version was passed for release on VHS later in 1991. The uncut version, with the longer sex scene intact, was passed for video release in 1992 with an 18 rating, before the film was re-rated for DVD in 2001 in its uncut form with a 15 rating. However the Blu-Ray release features the cut US theatrical print.
$13,777,943 10 February 1991
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